1837–1913

Introduction

Born: Ap­ril 30, 1837, Nor­wich, Eng­land.

Died: Sep­tem­ber 13, 1913, Birm­ing­ham, Eng­land.

Biography

Gaul be­came a cho­ris­ter in Nor­wich Ca­thed­ral at age nine, and went on to play the or­gan at St. John’s, La­dy­wood, Birm­ing­ham, and St. Au­gus­tine’s, Edg­bas­ton.

He earned a MusB de­gree from Cam­bridge Un­i­ver­si­ty in 1863, be­came con­duct­or of the Wal­sall Phil­har­mo­nic So­ci­e­ty in 1887, and taught har­mo­ny and coun­ter­point at the Birm­ing­ham and Mid­land In­sti­tute and else­where.

He is re­mem­bered as a com­pos­er of or­a­to­ri­os, ca­nt­atas, hymn tunes, chants, part songs, and pi­a­no­for­te piec­es.

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Music

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