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Sir John Goss

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Sir John Goss

Birth
Fareham, Fareham Borough, Hampshire, England
Death
10 May 1880 (aged 79)
Brixton, London Borough of Lambeth, Greater London, England
Burial
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England GPS-Latitude: 51.5281175, Longitude: -0.2233881
Plot
square 75.
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Organist and composer. He has been described as the last of an illustrious line of English composers who confined themselves almost entirely to ecclesiastical music. Perhaps his best-known hymn tune was "Praise my Soul, the King of Heaven", and was composer of the Duke of Wellington's funeral anthem. He was organist at St Paul's Cathedral. Among his pupils was the noted composer, Sir Arthur Sullivan. He was knighted in 1872.
Organist and composer. He has been described as the last of an illustrious line of English composers who confined themselves almost entirely to ecclesiastical music. Perhaps his best-known hymn tune was "Praise my Soul, the King of Heaven", and was composer of the Duke of Wellington's funeral anthem. He was organist at St Paul's Cathedral. Among his pupils was the noted composer, Sir Arthur Sullivan. He was knighted in 1872.

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  • Created by: s.canning
  • Added: Aug 26, 2009
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/41175295/john-goss: accessed ), memorial page for Sir John Goss (27 Dec 1800–10 May 1880), Find a Grave Memorial ID 41175295, citing Kensal Green Cemetery, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England; Maintained by s.canning (contributor 46790899).