1866-1926

June 15, 1866, Armagh, Ireland.

July 12, 1926, Cambridge, England.

Parish of the Ascension Burial Ground (formerly St. Giles’ Burial Ground), Cambridge, England.

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Wood studied organ under T. O. Marks in Armagh (1880-81), and at the Royal College of Music (RCM) (1883-87). He taught at the RCM beginning in 1888, then went on to Selwyn College at Cambridge. He was an Organ Scholar at Gonville and Caius College (1898-94) (BA & MusB 1890, MA & MusD 1894). He was awarded an honorary LLD degree at Leeds in 1904, was a university lecturer on harmony in 1897, and became a Professor in 1924. His works include:

  1. A Day, A Day of Glory
  2. Make Thee Ready, as Best Thou Art Able
  3. Petersen
  4. Rangoon