Guillaume Ormond

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Guillaume Ormond (1896–1971) was a cathedral organist, who served at Truro Cathedral.[1] He was the nephew of artist John Singer Sargent and uncle of Richard Ormond,the former Director of the National Maritime Museum from 1986-2000.

Background[edit]

(Francis) Guillaume Ormond was born on 27 January 1896 in Sanremo, Italy.

He was educated at Westminster School and the Royal College of Music and Exeter College, Oxford

Career[edit]

Assistant organist:

Organist of:

Cultural offices
Preceded by
John Dykes Bower
Organist and Master of the Choristers of Truro Cathedral
1929-1970
Succeeded by
John Charles Winter

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Succession of Organists. Watkins Shaw
  2. ^ Francis Guillaume Ormond: the life of a 'Cornish' musician. Paul Richards