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