1833–1915

Feb­ru­a­ry 13, 1833, War­wick, Eng­land.

Feb­ru­ary 5, 1915, St. Mar­y­le­bone, Lond­on, Eng­land.

Elliott was a cho­ris­ter at Leam­ing­ton Par­ish Church (1846–48), and or­gan­ist at Leam­ing­ton Cha­pel (1847–52); Hea­ton Hall; Ban­bu­ry Par­ish Church (1860–62); St. Ma­ry, Bol­ton, Bramp­ton (1862–64); All Saints, St. John’s Wood (1864–74); and St. Mark’s, Ham­il­ton Ter­race.

With George and Ed­ward Dal­ziel, who did the en­grav­ing, he pub­lished Mo­ther Goose; or, Na­tion­al Nur­se­ry Rhymes and Nur­se­ry Songs in the 1870s.

He was mu­sic­al ed­it­or of Church Hymns, 1874, hav­ing been in­vit­ed by Ar­thur Sul­li­van in 1871. He al­so wrote hymn tunes, an­thems, two op­er­et­tas, and The Song of Hy­br­ias the Cre­tan, a pop­u­lar song of his gen­er­a­tion.

His oth­er works in­clude:

  1. Belsize
  2. Church Tri­umph­ant
  3. Cross and Crown
  4. Day of Rest
  5. Hosanna
  6. Vespers