Albert Lister Peace

PEACE, Albert Lister. b. Huddersfield, Yorkshire, 26 January 1844; d. Blundellsands, near Liverpool, 14 March 1912. Peace was a child prodigy, largely self-taught. He was organist of Holmfirth Parish Church, near Huddersfield, at the age of nine, and thereafter organist of four other Yorkshire churches. On moving to Glasgow, he continued to work as a church organist, and he was appointed to Glasgow Cathedral in 1879. The Church of Scotland had lifted the ban on organs in 1865, and Peace was much in demand as a recitalist on newly installed instruments. He wrote sacred music, and assisted in the editing of psalters, hymnals, and anthem books for the Church of Scotland. He moved to Liverpool...

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