William Monk

(1823—1889) organist and hymnist

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(b London, 1823; d London, 1889). Eng. composer and organist. Choirmaster King's College, London, 1847, organist 1849, prof. of vocal mus. 1874. Ed., 1861, of Hymns Ancient and Modern. Wrote mus. of hymn Abide with me (‘Eventide’).

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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