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Anthony Gregory Murray

MURRAY, Anthony Gregory (monastic name) OSB. b. Fulham, London, 27 February 1905; d. 19 January 1992. He was educated at Westminster Cathedral Choir School (1914-20) and St Benedict’s Priory School, Ealing (1920-22). He entered Downside Abbey as a monk in 1922, and read History at Cambridge University (1926-29). He was organist and choirmaster at Downside from 1929 to 1941. He was parish priest at Ealing, (1941-46), Hindley, near Wigan, (1948-52), and Stratton on the Fosse (Downside) (1952-87). An infant prodigy, Murray obtained an FRCO at the age of 17 and went on to establish a national reputation for himself as an organist through radio broadcasts in the 1930s. Undoubtedly his interest...

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