1825–1878

Introduction

Born: No­vem­ber 1, 1825, Ken­sin­gton, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Died: May 3, 1878, Win­ches­ter, Hamp­shire, Eng­land.

Buried: West Hill Ce­me­te­ry, Win­che­ster, Hamp­shire, Eng­land.

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Biography

Whiting was ed­u­cat­ed at Clap­ham and King Al­fred’s Col­lege, Win­ches­ter.

Because of his mu­sic­al abil­i­ty, he be­came mas­ter of Win­ches­ter Col­lege Chor­is­ters’ School in 1842, and worked in that ca­pa­ci­ty for 36 years. He wrote vol­umes of po­et­ry, and con­trib­ut­ed hymns to oth­er col­lec­tions.

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