Arthur Henry Mann

MANN, Arthur Henry. b. Norwich, 16 May 1850; d. Cambridge, 19 November 1929. He was a chorister at Norwich Cathedral and then an articled pupil of Zechariah Buck. He held the positions of organist at St Peter’s Church, Wolverhampton (1870), Tettenhall Parish Church (1871) and Beverley Minster (1875) before he was appointed organist of King’s College, Cambridge in 1876. He remained in this post for the rest of his life. Mann did much for Cambridge music. He oversaw the change of regime in which a proper choir school at the college was established with boarding choristers and undergraduate choral scholars. He was also assistant music master at The Leys School, Cambridge, between 1894 and...

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