Mark James Monk

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Mark James Monk (1858–1929) was a cathedral organist, who served at Truro Cathedral[1] and composer.


Monk was born on 16 March 1858 in Hunmanby Yorkshire. He studied organ under Edwin George Monk at York Minster. He was a composer of sacred and secular music[2] including Eligaic Odes, a Festival Te Deum, Quintet for wind, and piano and organ pieces. He had a hymn included in Hymns Ancient and Modern[3] He died 5 May 1929 at Blackheath.[4]


Assistant organist of:

Organist of:

Cultural offices
Preceded by
George Robertson Sinclair
Organist and Master of the Choristers of Truro Cathedral
Succeeded by
Hubert Stanley Middleton


  1. ^ The Succession of Organists. Watkins Shaw
  2. ^ British Musical Biography. James D. Brown
  3. ^ Hymns Ancient and Modern. N.332
  4. ^ "Obituary". The Musical Times. Musical Times Publications Ltd. 70 (1036): 559. 1 June 1929. JSTOR 915039.
  5. ^ Cornishman - Wednesday 28 April 1920