Malcolm David Archer

ARCHER, Malcolm David. b. Lytham-St-Annes, Lancashire, 29 April 1952. He was educated at King Edward VII School, Lytham, and Jesus College, Cambridge. He was Assistant Organist of Norwich Cathedral and Organist of Bristol and Wells Cathedrals before his appointment in 2004 as Organist and Director of Music at St Paul’s Cathedral, a post he relinquished in 2007 to become Director of Chapel Music at Winchester College. In addition to his reputation as a fine trainer of choirs and as an editor of church music, he is known to a wider public as one of the judges of BBC Songs of Praise Choir of the Year competition. His name, along with that of Wells Cathedral, is also linked with the ambitious...

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