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George Guest

(1924—2003) organist and choirmaster


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(b Bangor, N. Wales, 1924; d Cardiff, 2003). Welsh organist and conductor. Org. and choirmaster St John's Coll., Cambridge, 1951–91, making it one of the finest choirs in the world, with a continental rather than Eng. style. Ass. lect. in mus., Cambridge Univ. 1953–6. orch. 1956–82. Prof. of harmony and counterpoint, RAM, 1960–1. Org., Cambridge Univ. 1974–91. Art. dir. Llandaff Fest. 1985. CBE 1987.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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