John Jones (organist)

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

Background[edit]

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.

Career[edit]

Organist of:

Cultural offices
Preceded by
James Vincent
Organist of Temple Church for Middle Temple
1749-1796
Succeeded by
Emily Dowding
Preceded by
Maurice Greene
Organist and Master of the Choristers of St Paul's Cathedral
1755-1796
Succeeded by
Thomas Attwood

References[edit]

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

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