1826–1905

Introduction

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Born: June 3, 1826, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Died: June 7, 1905, Lon­don, Eng­land.

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Biography

Charles was the son of Ro­bert Will­iam Steg­gall and Mar­tha Pet­tit, and hus­band of Hen­ri­et­ta Ken­wrick (mar­ried about Feb­ru­a­ry 1859, Mar­yl­ebone, Lon­don).

He was ed­u­cat­ed at Cam­bridge (BMus & DMus, 1851) and stu­died at the Roy­al Acad­e­my of Mu­sic (RAM) un­der Will­iam Stern­dale Ben­nett. He lat­er be­came a pro­fess­or at the RAM, and was an ex­am­in­er for the DMus de­gree at Cam­bridge in 1882.

He played the or­gan at Christ Cha­pel, Mai­da Hill (1847); Christ Church, Lan­cas­ter Gate (1855); and Lin­coln’s Inn (1864 un­til his death).

Works

He com­posed ma­ny hymn tunes, and ed­ited Church Psalm­o­dy (1849) and Hymns for the Church of Eng­land (1865).

Sources

Music

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