DIBBLE, Jeremy Colin. b. 17 September 1958. He grew up in Theydon Bois, Essex where his first musical education was as a chorister at St Mary’s Church (1965-72). Educated at Buckhurst Hill County High School (1970-77), he was a pupil of John Rippin, then organist and choirmaster at St Paul’s, Chingford. Rippin's influence was profound, not only inculcating a love of English church music, but also an interest in British music of the 19th and 20th centuries. An Open Exhibitioner at Trinity College, Cambridge (1977-80), Dibble studied under Richard Marlow, Philip Radcliffe and Robin Holloway, and sang in the Trinity College chapel choir. In 1980 he moved to Southampton University, where he...
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