Henry Oswald Hodgson

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Henry Oswald Hodgson FRCO (6 November 1886 - 21 August 1975) was an organist and composer based in England.

Life[edit]

He was born on 6 November 1886 in Scawby, Lincolnshire, the son of Revd. Samuel E Hodgson and Evelyn.

He studied organ at Lincoln Cathedral under George Bennett until 1914.

He married Rosamund Mangen in 1916 in Ripon.

Appointments[edit]

Compositions[edit]

He composed:

  • Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in C
  • Fantasia on a Christmas Theme
  • Communion Setting in F
  • Great is the Lord Jehovah
  • Grant to us, Lord.
Cultural offices
Preceded by
Frederick William Sykes
Organist of Selby Abbey
1919-1921
Succeeded by
Walter Hartley
Preceded by
Vernon Sydney Read
Organist and Choirmaster of St. Mary's Church, Nottingham
1928-1954
Succeeded by
David Lumsden

References[edit]

  1. ^ Newcastle Journal - 20 June 1914
  2. ^ Hull Daily Mail - 12 May 1920