NELSON (Gauntlett)

NELSON (Gauntlett)

Composer: Henry John Gauntlett
Published in 3 hymnals


Composer: Henry John Gauntlett

Henry J. Gauntlett (b. Wellington, Shropshire, July 9, 1805; d. London, England, February 21, 1876) When he was nine years old, Henry John Gauntlett (b. Wellington, Shropshire, England, 1805; d. Kensington, London, England, 1876) became organist at his father's church in Olney, Buckinghamshire. At his father's insistence he studied law, practicing it until 1844, after which he chose to devote the rest of his life to music. He was an organist in various churches in the London area and became an important figure in the history of British pipe organs. A designer of organs for William Hill's company, Gauntlett extend­ed the organ pedal range and in 1851 took out a patent on electric action for organs. Felix Mendelssohn chose him to play the or… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: NELSON (Gauntlett)
Composer: Henry John Gauntlett
Incipit: 33625 54323 443
Copyright: Public Domain

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Carmina Sanctorum, a selection of hymns and songs of praise with tunes #723

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Many Voices; or, Carmina Sanctorum, Evangelistic Edition with Tunes #525

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School and Parish Hymnal #168

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