February 9, 1875, London, England.

May 30, 1947, Ashford, Kent, England.

Westminster Abbey, London, England.


Nicholson attended the Rugby School, New College, Oxford, and the Royal College of Music, and founded and directed the Royal School of Church Music. He played the organ in many locations:

In 1927, Nicholson founded the School of English Church Music. He edited Hymns Ancient and Modern (1916–47), and was knighted in 1938. His works include:

  1. Airlie
  2. Bow Brickhill
  3. Crucifer
  4. Hosanna in Excelsis
  5. Paderborn
  6. Totteridge
  7. Trafalgar