Arnold Goldsborough


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(b Gomersal, 1892; d Tenbury Wells, 1964).

Eng. keyboard‐player, conductor, and teacher. After being sub‐org. at Manchester Cath., became org., St Anne's, Soho, 1920–3, ass. org. Westminster Abbey 1920–7, teacher at RCM from 1923, dir. of mus. Morley Coll. 1924–9, org., St Martin‐in‐the‐Fields 1924–35. Founded Goldsborough Orch. 1948 for perf. of mus. by Purcell, Handel, Bach, etc., and himself played hpd. and continuo. In 1960 it was renamed ECO.

Subjects: Music.

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