George Alexander Black

BLACK, George Alexander. b. Toronto, 8 May 1931; d. Paris, France, 1 July 2003. He was professor of French Language and Literature, Latin, Liturgy and Church Music at Huron College, University of Western Ontario at London, Ontario; and a Canadian liturgist, hymnist, organist and choral director. George Black served as organist and choir director at several Toronto churches before he moved to London, ON, where he continued leading congregational music while teaching at Huron College. As Director of Chapel Music at Huron College, and, subsequently, of the London Singers and the George Black Singers, he commissioned music by several Canadian composers: John Cook, Barrie Cabena, Derek Healey,...

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