William McKie

(1901—1984) church musician

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(b Melbourne, Victoria, 1901; d Ottawa, 1984). Australian organist and conductor. Dir. of mus., Clifton College, 1926–30, Melbourne city organist 1931–8, Magdalen College, Oxford, 1938–41, organist and master of choristers, Westminster Abbey 1941–63, Dir. of mus. for coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, 1953. Knighted 1953.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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