Harold Carpenter Lumb Stocks

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Harold Carpenter Lumb Stocks (21 October 1884 – 1956) was an English cathedral organist, who served in St Asaph Cathedral[1]

Background[edit]

Stocks was born in Essendon, Hertfordshire. He was the son of Walter Fryer Stocks, an artist, and Marian.

As well as a cathedral organist, Harold Stocks was a composer, principally of church music, and the author of books on the training of choristers and cathedral organists.[2]

Career[edit]

Assistant organist:

Organist of:

Cultural offices
Preceded by
Norman Charles Woods
Organist and Master of the Choristers of St Laurence Church, Ludlow
1911-1917
Succeeded by
Frank Edgar Bastick
Preceded by
William Edward Belcher
Organist and Master of the Choristers of St Asaph Cathedral
1917-1956
Succeeded by
Robert Duke Dickinson

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Succession of Organists. Watkins Shaw.
  2. ^ The Musical Times. March 1956.