1852–1934

Introduction

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Born: Sep­tem­ber 19, 1852, Hough­ton-le-Spring, Dur­ham, Eng­land.

Died: Feb­ru­ary 28, 1934, Mon­te Car­lo.

Buried: Mo­na­co.

Biography

Vincent was a cho­ris­ter in Dur­ham Ca­thed­ral, and stu­died or­gan un­der Phil­ip Armes.

He played the or­gan at Monk­wear­mouth Par­ish Church, 1869–76. He then tra­veled to Leip­zig, Ger­ma­ny, for two years, re­turn­ing as or­gan­ist at Tav­is­tock Par­ish Church.

He was or­gan­ist of Christ Church, Hamp­stead, 1883–91. Af­ter­ward, he ex­am­ined for Tri­ni­ty Col­lege, Lon­don.

He found­ed The Or­gan­ist and Choir­mas­ter, 1893, and be­gan a mu­sic pub­lish­ing bus­i­ness in con­nec­tion with this, be­com­ing ve­ry succ­ess­ful. He al­so found­ed the firm of Rog­ers, pi­an­o­for­te mak­ers.

After re­tir­ing in the late 1920’s, he lived at Hen­don.

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Music

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