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Longhurst, William Henry, 1819-1904 (organist and composer)



  • Existence: 1819 - 1904


William Henry Longhurst, (1819-1904), organist and composer, served Canterbury Cathedral for seventy years, becoming a chorister in 1828. He became cathedral organist in 1873, a post he held until 1898.

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Chants used in Canterbury Catherdral in the hand of W.H. Longhurst

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6400-6401
Scope and Contents

Chants arranged in order from first to last day of the month and comprising chants for the Venite and Psalms for the day. The name of the composer is written over each. The majority of the chants are published.

Dates: 1888 (Circa)
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