David Hugh Jones

JONES, David Hugh. b. Jackson, Ohio. 25 February 1900; d. North Conway, New Hampshire, 1983. Jones was an organist, composer, and hymnal editor. He studied at Guilmant Organ School (New York City) and the Conservatory at Fontainebleau (France), achieving the recognition as Fellow of the American Guild of Organists* (1924). He received honorary Doctor of Music degrees from two Pennsylvania institutions, Washington and Jefferson College and Beaver College (now Arcadia University).  Jones was a founding faculty member of Westminster Choir College (1925–1950), moving with the school from Dayton, Ohio, to Ithaca, New York, and finally to Princeton, New Jersey. He accompanied the Westminster...

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