Thomas Capell

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Thomas Capell (died 1776) was an English organist.

Career[edit]

Capell was Master of the Choristers of Chichester Cathedral during Thomas Kelway's tenure as Organist, since 1732. Following Kelway's death in 1744, Capell was admitted Organist on probation - he resigned the position of Master of the Choristers in the same year and was confirmed officially in October 1747.[1]

Due to failing health, Capell deferred his duties to his Deputy Organist: Richard Hall in 1765, Thomas Tremain in 1771 and William Walond Jr. in 1775. However he retained his title and stipend as Organist until his death.[2]

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Cultural offices
Preceded by
Thomas Kelway
Organist
of Chichester Cathedral

1744-1776
Succeeded by
William Walond Jr.
Preceded by
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Master of the Choristers
of Chichester Cathedral

1732-1744
Succeeded by
Thomas Tremain