William Done

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William Done (1815 - 1895) was an English cathedral organist, who served in Worcester Cathedral[1]

Background[edit]

He was born in Worcester on 4 October 1815, the son of a baker. He was an articled pupil of Charles Clarke, the Cathedral Organist, from 1828 - 1835, after which he became deputy organist. When Clarke died in 1844, Done succeeded him as Organist. He remained organist for 51 years until his death

Cultural offices
Preceded by
Charles Clarke
Organist and Master of the Choristers of Worcester Cathedral
1844-1895
Succeeded by
Hugh Blair

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Succession of Organists. Watkins Shaw.