1813-1858

December 24, 1813, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, England.

September 10, 1858, Charleston, South Carolina, of yellow fever.

Saint Philip’s Episcopal Church, Charleston, South Carolina.

Greatorex got his early musical training from his father, Thomas Greatorex, organist at Westminster Abbey. Henry emigrated to America in 1839, and played the organ at Center Church and St. John’s Church in Hartford, Connecticut; St. Paul’s Church and Calvary Protestant Episcopal Church, New York City; and (from 1853) in Charleston, South Carolina. His wife was artist Eliza Pratt Greatorex (1819-1897). Henry’s works include:

  1. Bemerton
  2. Compton
  3. Elim
  4. Gloria Patri
  5. Grostette
  6. Leighton
  7. Manoah
  8. Seymour
  9. St. Gabriel

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