Herbert Stephen Irons

Short Name: Herbert Stephen Irons
Full Name: Irons, Herbert Stephen, 1834-1905
Birth Year: 1834
Death Year: 1905

Born: January 19, 1834, Canterbury, Kent, England.
Died: June 29, 1905, Nottingham, England.

Irons was a nephew of the brothers Stephen & George Elvey. He became a chorister at Canterbury Cathedral under T. E. Jones. After studying music under Stephen Elvey at Oxford, he was appointed organist at St. Columba’s College, a large public school at Rathfarnham, near Dublin, Ireland. He stayed there only a few months before being offered the position of organist at Southwell Minister. From Southwell, he went to Chester as assistant organist to Frederic Gunton. Three years later, he accepted an appointment at St. Andrew’s Church, Nottingham, where he remained until his death.


Tunes by Herbert Stephen Irons (28)sort descendingAsInstancesIncipit
SONG 1Herbert S. Irons (Adapter)155512 33221 33455
[Brightest and best of the sons of the morning]Herbert Stepehn Irons (1834- ) (Composer)255435 13218 7812
CRUCIFER (Irons)Herbert Stephen Irons (Composer)253371 17166 465
DONA DEIH. S. Irons, b. 1834 (Composer)232154 32116 64534
ECCE HOMOH. S. Irons, b. 1834 (Composer)211713 21444 3623
FONS LUCISH. S. Irons, b. 1834 (Composer)253216 43256 17654
[Gently falls the winter snow] (Irons)Herbert Stephen Irons (Composer)211127 65555 67145
[Guide me, O thou great Jehovah] (Irons)H. S. Irons (Composer)231655 44333 32117
[Hark! the full-voiced choir is singing]Herbert Stephan Irons (Arranger)212315 43212 23543
HEAVENLY VOICESHerbert Stephen Irons (Composer)113322 51166 543
PATMOS (Storer)H. S. Irons (Composer)155671 17121 23353
HOPE (Irons)Herbert Stephen Irons (Composer)1133357 12356 5366
[How blest were they on Bethlehem's plain]Herbert Stephens Irons (Arranger)217714 31671 32176
IRONS (Irons)Herbert Stephen Irons (Composer)251327 21765 13432
LONG MOTTHerbert Stephen Irons (Composer)455613 21531 43667
MAGIHerbert Stephen Irons (Composer)253211 23435 32127
MANIFESTATIONHerbert Stephen Irons (1834-) (Composer)212356 11716 53123
[Angel hosts in bright array]Herbert Stephen Irons (Composer)254333 21712 3433
PENITENCEH. S. Irons, b. 1834 (Composer)266611 76333 2167
QUI DEDIT NOBIS VICTORIAMH. S. Irons, b. 1834 (Composer)315365 31443 5542
REGNABIT DEUSH. S. Irons, b. 1834 (Composer)255172 13217 14222
SOON AND FOR EVERH. S. Irons, b. 1834 (Composer)235117 12344 43545
SOUTHWELL (Irons)Herbert Stephen Irons (Composer)5113351 16551 32225
ST. CHRYSOSTOM (Irons)Herbert Stephen Irons (Composer)332117 65534 33217
ST. COLUMBA (Irons)Herbert Stephen Irons (Composer)2454322 13562 55323
ST. CORENTINH. S. Irons, b. 1834 (Composer)253216 43256 17654
ST. JULIANH. S. Irons, b. 1834 (Composer)254321 72556 1432
ST. PAULH. S. Irons, b. 1834 (Composer)311323 44333 35111
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