The Nuttall Encyclopedia
MacKenzie, Sir Alexander Campbell
Composer, born at Edinburgh; studied in Germany and at the Royal Academy; was teacher and conductor in his native city from 1865 to 1878, lived thereafter in Italy; was made Principal of the Royal Academy of Music in 1887, and knighted in 1895; his opera "Colomba" first brought him fame; among his works, which are of every kind, his oratorio, "The Rose of Sharon", is reckoned best; b . 1847.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'MacKenzie, Sir Alexander Campbell'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/m/mackenzie-sir-alexander-campbell.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.