1844–1912

Introduction

Born: Jan­u­a­ry 26, 1844, Hud­ders­field, Eng­land.

Died: March 14, 1912, Li­ver­pool, Eng­land.

Buried: St. Ma­ry’s Church, Sef­ton, Mer­sey­side, Eng­land.

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Biography

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).

Sources

Music