January 26, 1844, Huddersfield, England.
March 14, 1912, Liverpool, England.
St. Mary’s Church, Sefton, Merseyside, England.
Extremely gifted musically, Peace first played the organ professionally at age nine, at Holmfirth Parish Church in Yorkshire. In 1879, he became organist at Glasgow Cathedral. In 1897, he succeeded William Best as organist at St. George’s Hall in Liverpool. In his later years, Peace played the organ in recitals at Canterbury Cathedral (1886); Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent (1888); and Newcastle Cathedral (1891).