Grove, Sir George (b. 1820)

Grove, Sir George, born at Clapham; trained as a civil engineer, and assisted Robert Stephenson in constructing the Britannia tubular bridge; in 1849 he became secretary to the Society of Arts, a position he held till 1852, when he became secretary and director of the Crystal Palace Company; subsequently he was editor of Macmillan's Magazine, a contributor to Smith's “Dictionary of the Bible,” and is best known for the “Dictionary of Music and Musicians” which he edited and partly wrote; was knighted in 1883; (b. 1820).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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