John Jones (organist)

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John Jones (1728–1796) was an English organist, who served at the St Paul's Cathedral.[1]


He was a chorister of St. Paul's Cathedral under Maurice Greene.

He was a composer of two volumes of harpsichord lessons, as well as some of the earliest Anglican psalm chants.[2]

He married Sarah Chawner at Sudbury, Derbyshire.

He was buried in the chapel of Charterhouse London.


Organist of:

Cultural offices
Preceded by
James Vincent
Organist of Temple Church for Middle Temple
Succeeded by
Emily Dowding
Preceded by
Maurice Greene
Organist and Master of the Choristers of St Paul's Cathedral
Succeeded by
Thomas Attwood


  1. ^ The Succession of Organists. Watkins Shaw.
  2. ^ The Musical Times. 1 June 1879

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