May 10, 1870, Edinburgh, Scotland.

May 28, 1927, Westminster, Eng­land.

MacPherson became a chorister at St. Paul’s Ca­thed­ral in 1879. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music, and later served as choir master at St. Clement’s, Eastcheap; organist for Sir Robert Menzies at Weem, Aberfeldy, Perthshire (1887); Madame de Falba’s chapel at Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire (1889); assistant organist at St. Paul’s Ca­thed­ral (1895), and organist there (1916). His works in­clude:

  1. Exsurgat Deus
  2. Stonypath

MacPherson’s burial place