Conrad William Eden

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Conrad William Eden TD (1905 – 1995) was an English cathedral organist, who served in Wells Cathedral and Durham Cathedral.[1]

He was born in 1905 in Alton, Hampshire, and was a chorister at Wells Cathedral. He won a scholarship to Rugby School, another to the Royal College of Music and an Exhibition which took him to St. John's College, Oxford, as College Organist. A short period as organist of St. Philip and St. James and Director of Music at the Dragon School, Oxford, ended with a fractured skull. After his recovery he went as Assistant Organist at Wells Cathedral where in 1933 he was appointed Organist and Master of the Choristers. In 1936 he moved to Durham Cathedral.[2]

Assistant organist of:

Organist of:

Cultural offices
Preceded by
Revd. Canon Thomas Henry Davis
Organist and Master of the Choristers of Wells Cathedral
1933-1936
Succeeded by
Denys Pouncey
Preceded by
John Dykes Bower
Organist and Master of the Choristers of Durham Cathedral
1936-1974
Succeeded by
Richard Lloyd

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Succession of Organists. Watkins Shaw.
  2. ^ Great Cathedral Organ Series (No. 9) Durham Cathedral, E.M.I. Records