1807–1882

Introduction

Born: Sep­tem­ber 28, 1807, Ken­sing­ton Gra­vel Pits, Eng­land.

Died: Au­gust 5, 1882, Ken­sing­ton, Lon­don.

Buried: Kensal Green Ce­me­te­ry, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Biography

William was the son of John Wall Call­cott and Eliz­a­beth Ma­ry Hut­chins.

He stu­died mu­sic un­der his fa­ther and his bro­ther-in-law Will­iam Hors­ley. He com­posed a great deal for the pi­a­no­for­te, and al­so glees, songs and an­thems.

He was for a time or­gan­ist at Ely Place Cha­pel, then at St. Barn­a­bas’ Church, Ken­sin­gton, Lon­don, for 16 years.

Publications

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Lyrics

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