Charles Hylton Stewart

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Memorial to Charles Hylton Stewart in Chester Cathedral

Charles Hylton Stewart (1884–1932) was an English cathedral organist, who served in Rochester Cathedral and St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.[1] He also produced several compositions for organ, and a few for choir.

Background[edit]

Charles Hylton Stewart was born on 21 March 1884 in Chester, the son of Charles Henry Hylton Stewart (a minor canon of Chester Cathedral and previously Organist and Master of the Choristers of Chichester Cathedral).

He was a chorister at Magdalen College, Oxford and organ scholar of Peterhouse, Cambridge.

He was music master at Sedbergh School from 1907 - 1908.

Career[edit]

Organist of:

Cultural offices
Preceded by
Bertram Luard-Selby
Organist and Master of the Choristers of Rochester Cathedral
1916-1930
Succeeded by
Harold Aubie Bennett
Preceded by
Henry Walford Davies
Organist and Master of the Choristers of St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle
1932
Succeeded by
William Henry Harris

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Succession of Organists. Watkins Shaw.