Denys Pouncey

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Denys Pouncey (1906 - 1999) was an English cathedral organist, who served in Wells Cathedral[1]

Background[edit]

Denys Duncan Rivers Pouncey was born on 23 December 1906 and was educated at Marlborough College and Queens' College, Cambridge.

In 1935 he founded the Northampton Bach Choir.

From April 1943 to April 1946 he served in the Royal Air Force and his duties at Wells Cathedral were filled by Revd. H.G. Bawtree-Williams, an amateur organist from Hampshire.

Career[edit]

Assistant organist of:

Organist of:

Cultural offices
Preceded by
Conrad William Eden
Organist and Master of the Choristers of Wells Cathedral
1936-1970
Succeeded by
Anthony Crossland

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Succession of Organists. Watkins Shaw.
  2. ^ The Organs and Organists of Wells Cathedral. Roger Bowers, L.S. Colchester and Anthony Crossland. 8th edition. 1987