Eric Harding Thiman

THIMAN, Eric Harding. b. Ashford, Kent, 12 September 1900; d. Camden, London, 13 February 1975. The son of a Congregational minister, he was educated at Caterham School and the Guildhall School of Music, becoming FRCO in 1920. He was awarded the DMus degree by London University in 1927. He was Professor of Harmony and Composition at the Royal Academy of Music (1931- ), and Dean of the Faculty of Music, London University (1956-62). He was a noted teacher and recitalist, and an organist at several churches in London and the Home Counties, including Park Chapel (Congregational), Crouch End (1927-57), and the City Temple, London (1957- ), in his first years a major centre of Free Church worship...

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