The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Scottish composer, born at Greenock; entered the Royal College of Music in 1883, and became junior professor of Harmony at the Royal Academy; his fertility in melody and mastery of the orchestra are devoted to music of strong national characteristics, as his overture "Land of the Mountain and the Flood," and his choral work "The Lay of the Last Minstrel" show; b . 1868.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'MacCunn, Hamish'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/m/maccunn-hamish.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.