May 16, 1850, Norwich, Norfolk, England.
November 19, 1929, Cambridge, England.
Mann graduated from New College, Oxford (MusB 1874, MusD 1882).
He was a chorister and assistant organist at Norwich Cathedral, and after short stints playing the organ at St. Peter’s, Wolverhampton (1870); Tettenhall Parish Church (1871); and Beverley Minster (1875); he became the organist at King’s College Chapel, Cambridge (1876–1929); University Organist (1897–1929); and music master and organist at the Leys School, Cambridge (1894–1922).
In addition to composing an oratorio and a number of hymn tunes, Mann was music editor of the 1894 Church of England Hymnal.
Mann’s burial place