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.

  1. Angel’s Story
  2. Aristides
  3. Benediction
  4. Berno
  5. Claudius
  6. New Year, The
  7. Silesius
  8. Wilton

Mann’s burial place