Edgar Cyril Robinson

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Edgar Cyril Robinson FRCO (11 May 1877 – 28 January 1953) was an organist and composer based in England.

Life[edit]

He was born in Gainsborough on 11 May 1877, the son of George Robinson and Eliza Jane Dyson. His father was organist at Gainsborough Parish Church for some 40 years, a position which his son would succeed him.

He married Evelyn Mary Buckmaster. They had two children:

  • Evelyn Mary Joyce Robinson (1911-1990)
  • Kartherine Norma Robinson (1914-1984)

He was awarded FRCO in 1899.

Appointments[edit]

Compositions[edit]

He composed a descant to the Hymn Tune, Miles Lane.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sheffield Independent 17 January 1895
  2. ^ Sheffield Independent 19 July 1899
  3. ^ Dictionary of Organs and Organists, 1912