British composerDied when: 82 years 303 days (993 months)
Star Sign: Leo
John Nicholson Ireland (13 August 1879 – 12 June 1962) was an English composer and teacher of music.The majority of his output consists of piano miniatures and of songs with piano.
His best-known works include the short instrumental or orchestral work "The Holy Boy", a setting of the poem "Sea-Fever" by John Masefield, a formerly much-played Piano Concerto, the hymn tune Love Unknown and the choral motet "Greater Love Hath No Man".
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