1840-1901
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June 6, 1840, London, England.

March 31, 1901, Verona, Italy.

St. Cross Church, Holywell, Oxford, England.

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Blinded in one eye by a childhood accident, Stainer served as chorister at St. Paul’s, and organist at St. Michael’s College, Tenbury, and Christ Church, Oxford. He founded the Oxford Philharmonic Society in 1866, was knighted in 1888, and became a professor of music at Oxford in 1889. His works include:

  1. Ascendit
  2. Author of Life
  3. Blessed Home, The
  4. Charity
  5. Children’s Offerings
  6. Covenant
  7. Credo
  8. Cross of Jesus
  9. Eucharisticus
  10. Evening Prayer
  11. Exsurgat Deus
  12. Gascon Carol
  13. Grandpont
  14. In Memoriam
  15. Iona
  16. Jejunia
  17. Jerusalem
  18. Jesu Hail! O God Most Holy
  19. Laus Matutina
  20. Love Divine
  21. Lux Prima
  22. Magdalena
  23. Matrimony
  24. Oxford
  25. Rest
  26. Rex Regum
  27. Sons of Labour
  28. St. Benedict
  29. St. Cyprian
  30. St. Francis Xavier
  31. St. Hill
  32. St. Paul’s
  33. Stola Regia
  34. Totland
  35. Up in Heaven
  36. Veni
  37. Vesper
  38. Virgin Stills the Crying, The
  39. Woodlynn