George Pattman

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George Thomas Pattman FRCO (1875 - 10 Aug 1961) was an organist and composer based in England.


He was born in 1875 in Grantham, and studied music under Dr. Haydn Keeton at Peterborough Cathedral.[1]

On leaving Glasgow Cathedral in 1916 he toured the principal music halls for some years and afterwards made records and gave broadcasts.[2] He toured the country with a portable touring organ built by Harrison and Harrison for many of his recitals.

He had a child with soprano singer, Minnie Rigby, who he had worked and collaborated with many times. Pattman had an affair with Minnie whilst she was married to Ernest Rigby, a Doctor of Music, who she had a son with, named Philip. Minnie divorced Ernest in 1922, before she had her second son.



He composed Cinderella (Suite for Full Orchestra).[3]


  1. ^ Who's Who in Music. Shaw Publishing Co. Ltd. 1937
  2. ^ Hull Daily Mail - 24 September 1946
  3. ^ Who's Who in Music. Shaw Publishing Co. Ltd. 1949-50