Gerald Hocken Knight
Gerald Hocken Knight was born on 27 July 1908 in Par, Cornwall, and was educated at Truro Cathedral School and Peterhouse, Cambridge. He was an articled organ pupil of Hubert Stanley Middleton at Truro Cathedral.
Director of the Royal School of Church Music 1954-1973.
He was appointed a Fellow of the Royal School of Church Music in 1964.
He published the following compositions and books:
- The Treasury of English Church Music. Volume one. 1100-1545. Edited by Denis Stevens, etc. 1965
- Accompaniments for unison Hymn-singing. 1971
- Christ whose Glory fills the Skies. [Anthem for treble voices and organ.] Words by Charles Wesley, etc. 1957
- The Coventry Mass. Adapted from medieval sources. Accompaniment by G. H. Knight. 1966
- Incidental Vocal Music to "The Devil to pay," Play by Dorothy L. Sayers. 1939
- Incidental Music to The Zeal of Thy House, Dorothy L. Sayers. 1938
- Twenty Questions on Church Music. Answered by G. H. Knight (Series. no. 3.), 1950
- R.S.C.M. The first forty years. 1968
Clement Charlton Palmer
|Organist and Master of the Choristers of Canterbury Cathedral
Douglas Edward Hopkins
- The Succession of Organists. Watkins Shaw
- Clive Staples Lewis, ed. Walter Hooper, Collected Letters: Narnia, Cambridge and Joy 1950-1963 (2006), p. 1015: "Gerald Hocken Knight (1908-78) was educated at Truro Cathedral School and Peterhouse, Cambridge, where he took a BA in 1928."