The Famous Bust Of Sir Henry Wood , By Donald Gilbert , Unveiled In 1938 By Sir ...
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Description: The famous bust of Sir Henry Wood , by Donald Gilbert , unveiled in 1938 by Sir Walford Davies as part of the celebration of Woods fifty years as a conductor . Henry Wood founded the Proms series in 1895 , conducting most of the early concerts himself . It is displayed each year under the organ during the BBC Proms summer season in the Royal Albert Hall , and spends the rest of its time in a niche in the Dukes Hall , Royal Academy of Music , where Wood was also a professor .