1863-1937

June 5, 1863, Windermere, England.

May 2, 1937, St. Marylebone, London, England.

Somervell attended King’s College, Cambridge (BA 1883); the Royal College of Music (RCM), where he studied under Charles Stanford; and at the Berlin Hochschule under Friedrich Kiel and Woldemar Bargiel. He taught at the RCM (1894), and became an inspector of music in schools in 1901. He earned a Doctor of Music degree from Cambridge in 1903, & was knighted in 1929. After retiring in 1928, he became associated with the Royal School of Church Music.

  1. Dominus Vobiscum
  2. Kendal
  3. Langdale
  4. Somervell
  5. Windermere