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Ivor Atkins

(1869—1953) organist and choirmaster


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(b Llandaff, 1869; d Worcester, 1953). Eng. organist, composer, and conductor. Org., Worcester Cath. 1897–1950. Cond. Worcester Fests. for 50 years; composer of choral works, e.g. Hymn of Faith. Ed. with Elgar of Bach's St Matthew Passion (1911). Knighted 1921.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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