Langdon Colborne

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Langdon Colbourne (15 September 1835 – 16 September 1889) was an English cathedral organist, who served at Hereford Cathedral.[1]

Background[edit]

Colbourne was born in Hackney, London, the son of Thomas Colborne and Elizabeth Hobson.[2] He was baptised at an independent (nonconformist) church in November 1835.[3]

He studied organ under George Cooper. He died in Hereford.[2]

Career[edit]

Organist of:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Succession of Organists. Watkins Shaw
  2. ^ a b c Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900
  3. ^ England & Wales, Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Registers, 1567-1970
Cultural offices
Preceded by
John Stainer
Organist and Master of the Choristers of St. Michael's College, Tenbury
1860-1874
Succeeded by
Alfred Alexander
Preceded by
G. J. Lambert
Organist and Master of the Choristers of Beverley Minster
1874-1875
Succeeded by
Arthur Henry Mann
Preceded by
George Townshend Smith
Organist and Master of the Choristers of Hereford Cathedral
1880-1889
Succeeded by
George Robertson Sinclair