Born: December 15, 1840, Hackney, England. Though many sources show his birth year as 1842, census entries indicate an 1840 birth.
Died: November 11, 1907, Putney, England.
Buried: Putney Vale Cemetery.
Gadsby was a chorister at St. Paul’s Cathedral (1849-58), and organist at St. Peter’s, Brockley, until 1884, when he succeeded John Hullah at Queen’s College, Harley Street, London. In 1880, he became a professor at the Guildhall School of Music.
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