Ivor Gurney is an English composer, poet and 'scholar of sorts', as he said of himself. Forces or Category: Voice & piano. Pamela Blevins, "One Last Chance: Dr. Randolph Davis and Ivor Gurney", The Ivor Gurney Society Journal, Volume 9, 2003, pp. Source information. In 1995, the Ivor Gurney Society was set up with the aim of furthering the study and promotion of his work. They record the medals that men and women who served in the First World War were entitled to claim. Pamela Blevins, "New Perspectives on Ivor Gurney's Mental Illness", The Ivor Gurney Society Journal, Volume 6, 2000, pp,29-58. No war poet better illustrates this fact than Ivor Gurney (1890-1937). Gurney fought in the War with the Gloucesters. See also separate catalogue entry for "The Ivor Gurney Society Journal". Notes Edit ↑ Gurney fought in the War with the Gloucesters. Ivor Gurney / Ralph Vaughan Williams - Adrian Thompson / Stephen Varcoe / Iain Burnside / The Delmé Quartet* - Ludlow And Teme / The Western Playland / On Wenlock Edge … Voynich also invited two other men of a similar age to Ivor: her nephew, Geoffrey Taylor, and a friend of his from Trinity College Cambridge, Edgar Adrian.
Gurney had been invited down to Cornwall by the novelist and musician Ethel Voynich - a friend of Marion Scott noted for her novel The Gadfly. 1 talking about this. ID: 1501778 Reference: WO372/8 Title: Medal Index Card Description: Medal index cards were created by the Army Medal Office towards the end of the First World War. Moreover, a major initiative is currently underway at the Archives to re-catalogue the full collection and produce new editions of Gurney’s works. This anthology has been compiled from the best-known and most frequently sung songs in the five volumes previously published by OUP. Ivor Gurney 20 Favourite Songs. 91–99.