Nicholas Comyn Gatty (13 September 1874 – 10 November 1946) was an English composer and music critic. As a composer his major output was opera, which was generally musically undistinguished but well-presented theatrically. As a critic he worked for the Pall Mall Gazette and The Times, and served as assistant editor for the second and third editions of Grove.
He was born in Bradfield, Yorkshire, the second son of the Revd Reginald Gatty. He was educated at Downing College, Cambridge (BA 1896, Mus B 1898, Mus D 1927) and studied under Charles Villiers Stanford at the Royal College of Music. At the beginning of the 20th Century he was assistant conductor at Covent Garden and at some time organist to the Duke of York's Royal Military Schoo… Go to person page >
Tune Title: TUGWOODFirst Line: Sing we triumphant hymns of praiseComposer: Nicholas C. GattyMeter: LMIncipit: 55555 66551 23543Key: D MajorSource: The English Hymnal (London: Oxford University Press, 1906), number 146