Edward Johnson Bellerby

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Dr. Edward Johnson Bellerby LRAM (28 March 1858 – 2 April 1940) was an English organist, composer and teacher.[1]


He was born on 28 March 1858 in Pickering, Yorkshire. He studied organ under Edwin George Monk of York Minster, 1876–80, and was assistant organist for most of that time.

He graduated from New College, Oxford Mus. Bac in 1879 and Mus. Doc in 1895.[2]



He composed two hymn tunes, Lagos and Margate, and a number of choral and orchestral pieces.

Cultural offices
Preceded by
Organist of Selby Abbey
1878 - 1881
Succeeded by
Frederick William Sykes


  1. ^ British musical biography. James Duff Brown, Stephen Samuel Stratton, 1897
  2. ^ Alumni oxoniensis. University of Oxford, Joseph Foster - 1891