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]


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]


Organist of:[2]


  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
Succeeded by
Alfred Alexander
Preceded by
G. J. Lambert
Organist and Master of the Choristers of Beverley Minster
Succeeded by
Arthur Henry Mann
Preceded by
George Townshend Smith
Organist and Master of the Choristers of Hereford Cathedral
Succeeded by
George Robertson Sinclair