Westlake, Frederick



English pianist and composer; attained distinction as teacher; was professor at the Royal Academy of Music. He was born at Romsey, Eneland; became a pupil of the Royal Academy of Music, sub-professor of this institution in 1860, was later associate; in 1863 rose to full professorship. Both as player and teacher he won success. He was the author of a number of compositions; songs and part-songs; a duo concertante for piano and violoncello; a mass in E flat; hymns; a Kyrie and Gloria with orchestra; and other work. Sterndale Bennett's edition of Bach's Fortyeight Preludes and Fugues was completed by Mr. Westlake. He died in London late in the winter of 1898.