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

February 28, 1934, Monte Carlo.


Vincent was a chorister in Durham Cathedral, and studied organ under Philip Armes. From 1869–76 he serve as organist at Monkwearmouth Parish Church. He then traveled to Leipzig, Germany, for two years, returning as organist at Tavistock Parish Church. From 1883–91, he played the organ at Christ Church, Hampstead. 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. His works include:

  1. Aubrey
  2. Carillon
  3. Consecration
  4. Ishmael
  5. Pax Tecum
  6. Silksworth
  7. Southwick
  8. St. Dorothea
  9. St. Jude

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