Jonathan Rees-Williams

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Jonathan Rees-Williams (born 1949) is an English cathedral organist, who served in Lichfield Cathedral[1] and St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.

Background[edit]

He was born in St. Helier, Jersey on 10 February 1949. He studied music at the Royal Academy of Music.

In 2004, he was arrested and in court he admitted five counts of indecent assault involving two boys, but denied a further 10 counts against boys and three against a girl. He was jailed for five years for the indecent assaults and a further three months, to run consecutively, for possessing 127 indecent images of children on two computers. [1]

Career[edit]

Organ scholar at New College, Oxford 1969 - 1972

Acting organist at New College, Oxford 1972

Assistant organist:

Organist of:

Cultural offices
Preceded by
Richard Greening
Organist and Master of the Choristers of Lichfield Cathedral
1978-1991
Succeeded by
Andrew Lumsden
Preceded by
Christopher Robinson
Organist and Master of the Choristers of St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle
1991-2002
Succeeded by
Timothy Byram-Wigfield

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Succession of Organists. Watkins Shaw.