1863–1930

Introduction

Born: May 5, 1863, An­do­ver, Ham­pshire, Eng­land.

Died: Au­gust 20, 1930, Lin­coln, Eng­land.

Buried: East­gate Ce­me­te­ry, Lin­coln, Eng­land.

Biography

Bennett stu­died at the Roy­al Acad­e­my of Mu­sic un­der George Mac­far­ren and Charles Steg­gall; in Ber­lin under H. Barth (pi­a­no) and F. Kiel (com­po­si­tion); and in Mu­nich (1885–87) un­der H. Buss­mey­er (pi­a­no) and Jo­sef Rhein­ber­ger (com­po­si­tion).

He served as or­gan­ist at St. John’s Church, Pim­li­co, Lon­don; and as or­gan­ist and Mas­ter of the Chor­is­ters at Lin­coln Ca­thed­ral (1895–1930).

Sources

Music

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