October 27, 1985 in Bayamón
For the cricketer, see Norm O'Neill. Norman Houston O'Neill (14 March 1875 - 3 March 1934, London) was an Irish and British composer and conductor who specialized largely in works for the theatre. He studied in London with Arthur Somervell and with Iwan Knorr at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt from 1893-1897. His studies there were facilitated by Eric Stenbock. He belonged to the Frankfurt Group, a circle of composers who studied at the Hoch Conservatory in the late 1890s. Norman Houston O'Neill was born in Kensington, London, the youngest son of the Irish painter George Bernard O'Neill and Emma Stuart Callcott.