John Herbert Long

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John Herbert Long FRCO (1 July 1908 - 1985) was a music teacher and organist based in England.


He was the son of Herbert Long of Bury St. Edmunds, and Sophia Edith Chapman. He was educated at Banbury Grammar School, the Royal College of Music and Merton College, Oxford[1] 1931 - 1934.

His sister was the celebrated pianist, Kathleen Long.

He married Margery Edith Barnby Tustain (1910-1993) in 1932 and they had two children

  • Michael D. B. Long (1932-)
  • Nicholas John S. Long (1935-1980)

He served in the Royal Air Force during World War II.

In Beverley he was also Music Master at Beverley Grammar School from 1947. In 1949 he applied for the vacancy at Ely Cathedral but was unsuccessful.



  1. ^ Hull Daily Mail - Saturday 02 July 1938