Born: February 12, 1853, The Mote, Ightham, Kent, England.
Died: December 26, 1918, Winterton, Lincolnshire, England.
Buried: St. Alkmund’s churchyard, Blyborough, Lincolnshire, England.
Luard-Selby studied at the Leipzig Conservatorium under Reinecke and Jadassohn.
He served as organist at St. Barnabas, Marylebone, and Highgate School (1876); Salisbury Cathedral (1881); St. John’s, Torquay (1884); St. Barnabas, Pimlico (1887); St. Andrew’s, Willesden Green; All Saints’, Norfolk Square; and Rochester Cathedral (1900–16).
He was also Director of Music at Bradfield College, Berkshire (1916).
He composed mostly organ music, but also wrote three sonatas, service music, large-scale chamber music, two operas and three cantatas.