1816–1875

Introduction

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Born: Ap­ril 13, 1816, Shef­field, Eng­land.

Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 1, 1875, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Buried: West­min­ster Ab­bey, Lon­don, Eng­land.

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Biography

A pi­an­ist, com­pos­er and con­duc­tor, Ben­nett taught mu­sic at Cam­bridge Un­i­ver­si­ty, and was a prin­ci­pal of the Roy­al So­ci­e­ty.

In 1863, he helped ed­it The Cho­rale Book for Eng­land, by Cath­er­ine Wink­worth.

Queen Vic­tor­ia knight­ed him in 1871.

Sources

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