Colin McAlpin was a local musician born 9th April 1870, 67 Sparkenhoe Street, Leicester, son of Mr J. W. McAlpin. He published his first composition in 1885 before being admitted to the Royal Academy of Music the following year. He was a composer of songs and was an accomplished organist. He died May 13th 1942 in Dorking, Surrey.
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New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester Arts and Museums Service
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