Ju­ly 22, 1830, Ealing, London, Eng­land.

Oc­to­ber 26, 1903, Eastbourne, Eng­land.


Oakeley attended Rug­by School and Ox­ford Un­i­ver­si­ty, then went on to study in Leip­zig, Dres­den, and Bonn, Ger­ma­ny. He taught at the University of Ed­in­burgh, Scot­land (Reid Chair of Music, 1865–91). Archbishop Tait gave him a doctorate of music at Can­ter­bu­ry in 1871; he received his knight­hood in 1876, and five years later became Composer of Music to Queen Vic­tor­ia in Scot­land. Among his better known works is Suite in the Old­en Style op. 27 (1893).

  1. Abends
  2. Clifton College
  3. Dominica
  4. Ealing
  5. Edina
  6. Sponsa Chris­ti­an­ti

Oakeley’s burial place