De­cem­ber 30, 1887, Chagford, Devon, Eng­land.

Au­gust 24, 1962, near Ottery, Devon, Eng­land.

St. John the Evangelist church yard, Tipton St. John, Devon, Eng­land.


Ley trained as a chorister at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor, as a music scholar at Uppingham, the Royal College of Music, and as an organ scholar at Keble College, Oxford. He was Precentor of Radley College; organist at Christ Church Ca­thed­ral, Oxford (1909–26); Choragus of the Un­i­ver­si­ty, Oxford; professor of the organ at the Royal College of Music (1919); and organist at Eton College.

  1. Gelobt Sei Gott