Harry Smith Trevitt

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Harry Smith Trevitt FRCO (5 June 1878 - 1979) was an organist and composer based in England.

Life[edit]

He was born in 1879 in Walkden, Lancashire, to Harry Trevitt, journalist.

He was an articled pupil at Lincoln Cathedral. He attained his ARCO in 1899[1] and his FRCO in 1901.[2]

In 1914 he married Ethel Mary Clark

He died in 1979 in Lincoln, aged 101.

Appointments[edit]

  • Organist of St. Faith's Church, Lincoln ???? - 1897[3]
  • Organist of Syston Church, Grantham 1897 - ????
  • Organist of Branston Church ca. 1899[4]
  • Organist of St. Martin's Church, Lincoln. 1903[5]
  • Assistant organist of Lincoln Cathedral[6] 1899 - 1903?
  • Organist of St. Peter in Eastgate, Lincoln 1904-1948

Compositions[edit]

He composed organ and church music.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lincolnshire Chronicle - Tuesday 25 July 1899
  2. ^ Lincolnshire Echo - 20 July 1901
  3. ^ Stamford Mercury - Friday 16 July 1897
  4. ^ Lincolnshire Chronicle - Tuesday 25 July 1899
  5. ^ Lincolnshire Chronicle - Tuesday 9 June 1903
  6. ^ Reggie: the life of Reginald Goodall, John Lucas, 1993