April 11, 1826, Chelsea, London, England.
April 29, 1912, London, England.
Lahee studied under John Goss and William Sterndale Bennett. He played the organ at several churches, including Holy Trinity Church, Brompton (1847–74). He won prizes for his compositions in Bristol, Manchester, Glasgow, and London, and set to music poems by Edgar Allen Poe (The Bells), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Building of the Ship) and Alfred Tennyson (Sleeping Beauty). His works include: