Dom Gregory Murray OSB, organist and composer, died at Downside Abbey on January 19th 1992 aged 86. he was born in Fulham, London on February 27, 1905
DOM Gregory Murray enhanced the music of the Roman Catholic Church, and latterly that of other denominations, almost by stealth. His music is sung every Sunday in thousands of churches throughout the English-speaking world: a case of everybody knowing the tune but few knowing the name of the composer.
His influence through such simple music as A People's Mass (with sales of over two million copies), his psalm tones, organ music and hymn tunes reached far, although he had more or less withdrawn from public life half a century ago.
Anthony Gregory Murray was educated at Westminster Cat… Go to person page >
Tune Title: [Sing praise to our king, sing praise]First Line: All peoples, clap your handsComposer: Gregory J. Polan, OSB; A. Gregory Murray; Joseph GelineauKey: g minorDate: 2011Source: Gelineau tone: Mode Sol; Conception Abbey tone: Mode 8a