Definition of Wood, Sir Henry in English:

Wood, Sir Henry

proper noun

  • (1869–1944), English conductor; full name Sir Henry Joseph Wood. In 1895 he instituted the first of the Promenade Concerts, which he conducted every year until he died. He arranged the Fantasia on British Sea Songs (including ‘Rule, Britannia’) which remains a regular feature of the last night of the promenade concert season.

Pronunciation:

Wood, Sir Henry

/wʊd/