1834–1916

Introduction

Born: May 9, 1834, Cran­bourne, Dor­set, Eng­land.

Died: De­cem­ber 26, 1916, Mai­da Hill, Pad­ding­ton, Eng­land.

Biography

Thorne was a cho­ris­ter at St. George’s, Wind­sor, un­der George Elvey.

At age 12, he be­came as­sist­ant or­gan­ist at Hen­ley-on-Thames Par­ish Church, and as­sist­ant or­gan­ist at Chi­ches­ter Ca­thed­ral in 1863.

He lat­er played the or­gan at St. Pat­rick, Bright­on; St. Pe­ter, Ons­low Gar­dens, South Ken­sing­ton; St. Mi­chael, Corn­hill; St. Anne, So­ho; and St. George’s Cha­pel, Win­dsor Cas­tle, un­til 1882.

The Arch­bi­shop of Can­ter­bu­ry con­ferred a MusD de­gree on him in 1913.

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