Arthur Edgar Perry

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Arthur Edgar Perry FRCO (23 March 1864 – 26 April 1925) was an organist and composer based in England.


He was born on 23 March 1864 in Harlow, Essex, the son of Alfred Perry and Martha Emma Robinson. As a boy he joined the choir of All Saints' Church, Hockerhill.

He trained at Peterborough Cathedral.

He married Elizabeth Mary Vickers on 8 August 1906 in Trinity Methodist Chapel, Crewe, and they had:

  • Geoffrey Alfred Vickers Perry 1910 - 1994
  • Arthur John Vickers Perry 1912-1984

He died suddenly on 26 April 1925.[1]



He composed music for organ and choir.


  1. ^ Chelmsford Chronicle - Friday 1 May 1925
  2. ^ Bulmer's Directory 1890