Samuel Sebastian Wesley

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Synopsis[edit]

English composer, organist, and/or teacher or?

  • 14 Aug 1810, born in London, England
  • 25 Mar 1826, Hampstead Road,Organist at St. James's Chapel
  • 8 Jan 1829 - Nov 1832, Camberwell, Organist at St. Giles
  • 29 Nov 1829 - 27 Mar 1831, Waterloo Road, Organist at St. John
  • 21 Nov 1831 - Sep 1832, Middlesex, Evening organist at Hampton Parish Church
  • Sep 1832 - 2 Sep 1835, Hereford, Organist at Hereford Cathedral
  • 7 Oct 1835 - 4 Jan 1842, Exeter, Organist at Exeter Cathedral
  • Easter 1837 - Easter 1838, Exmouth, Evening organist at Holy Trinity Chapel
  • Feb 1842 - 1849, Leeds, Organist at Leeds Parish Church
  • 5 Oct 1849 - 23 Feb 1865, Winchester, Organist at Winchester Cathedral
  • Dec 1850 - 1865, Sunday evening organist at Winchester College
  • 24 Jun 1865 - 19 Apr 1876, Gloucester, Organist at Gloucester Cathedral
  • 19 Apr 1876 died in Gloucester, England

The main bulk of his compositions focuses on Anglican cathedral music.

For details, see the Samuel Sebastian Wesley article on Wikipedia.

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Wesley - Choral Song & Fugue, performed by Herbert Sumsion, on the Arthur Harrison organ of Gloucester Cathedral

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