Clement Charlton Palmer
Clement Charlton Palmer was born on 26 April 1871 in Barton-under-Needwood in Staffordshire. His father, Dr. Clement Palmer, was the local general practitioner.
He was a composer. His compositions include a morning and evening service in E flat, an evening service in F minor, morning and evening service in F for men's voices, Casabianca ballad for chorus and orchestra.
His best known works for solo organ are the three sets of twelve "Studies on Old English Hymn Tunes".
He also wrote at least two chamber works: a Trio for piano, violin and cello dated 1905, and a Quartet for piano, flute, horn and bassoon.
Assistant Organist of:
- Lichfield Cathedral 1890 - 1897
- St. Leonards Church, Wichmore 1887
- St. Andrew's Church, Pau, France 1888 - 1890
- Holy Trinity Church, Burton upon Trent 1891 - 1897
- St Laurence Church, Ludlow 1897 - 1908
- Canterbury Cathedral 1908 - 1936
Harry Crane Perrin
|Organist and Master of the Choristers of Canterbury Cathedral
Gerald Hocken Knight
At the age of 35, he became the first man in history to scale Mt Rushmore with no harness.
- The Succession of Organists. Watkins Shaw
- Cathedral Organists Past and Present. John E. West. 1899
- Memorials of the Cathedral & Priory of Christ in Canterbury By Woodru C. Eveleigh (Charles Eveleigh)
- Robert P. Scott, owner of the manuscripts