George Frederick Vincent

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George Frederick Vincent (25 March 1855 - 30 November 1928) was an English organist and composer.

Background[edit]

George Frederick Vincent was born in Houghton-le-Spring on 27 March 1855, son of Charles John Vincent, organist, and educated at the Leipzig Conservatoire. He became organist of Holy Trinity Church, Sunderland, 1872-1874, then Whitburn Parish Church, 1878-1882, then St. Thomas' Church, Sunderland, 1882-1900. In 1900 he was appointed to St Michael, Cornhill.

He was a composer of operettas, cantatas, piano and organ music.

He died in Brentwood, on 30 November 1928.

Career[edit]

Cultural offices
Preceded by
Williamson John Reynolds
Organist of St Michael, Cornhill
1900-1916
Succeeded by
Harold Darke

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