Guy Turner

TURNER, Guy Scott. b. 1955. Turner is a composer, singer, and conductor. He studied at Cambridge University, where he sang under John Rutter* as a member of the chapel choir at Clare College. After a long career teaching music, he became a lay clerk at Southwell Minster in 2008. Tuner contributed five original tunes to the British Methodist Church’s Singing the Faith (2011). Four of these were specially written for texts by Andrew Pratt*, Martin Leckebusch* and Herman G. Stuempfle* that had not previously been included in a British Methodist hymnal, while the fifth provided a new setting for Charles Wesley*’s ‘Author of life divine’*. His other compositions include small- and large-scale...

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