March 16, 1827, Lon­don, Eng­land.

May 15, 1905, Is­ling­ton, Lon­don, Eng­land.

High­gate Ce­me­te­ry, Lon­don, Eng­land.


Calkin served as organist, precentor and choirmaster at St. Columba’s College, Navan (later Rathfarnham), Ireland; and organist at Woburn Chapel, London (1853–57); Camden Road Chapel (1863–68); and St. Thomas’ Church, Camden Town (1870–74).

He belonged to the London Philharmonic Society and the Council of Tri­ni­ty Col­lege, Cam­bridge, and was a professor at the Guildhall School of Music and Croydon Conservatory, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists.

His works include morning and evening services; settings for the Magnificat, Te Deum and Nunc Dimittis; anthems, songs, part-songs, glees, hymn tunes, and organ pieces.

  1. Calkin
  2. Dedication
  3. Elim
  4. Let Music Break on This Blest Morn
  5. Munus
  6. Nox Praecessit
  7. Ramoth
  8. Savoy Chapel
  9. Sefton
  10. St. David
  11. Waltham
  12. Winchcombe

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