T. Tertius Noble

NOBLE, Thomas Tertius. b. Bath, England, 5 May 1867; d. Rockport, Massachusetts, 4 May 1953. Supported by an old family friend, the Rev. Charles Everitt, a minor canon of Gloucester Cathedral, Noble was educated by Everitt who, as rector of All Saints’, Colchester, gave him his first appointment as organist at the church in 1881. After receiving further organ lessons from Edwin Nunn of Ipswich, he entered the Royal College of Music in 1886, coming to London twice a week for lessons in harmony (with A. J. Caldicott and Frederick Bridge*), on the organ (with Parratt*) and composition (with Stanford*). He was, soon after, granted an Exhibition and the following year a full Scholarship. After...

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