William Henry Monk

MONK, William Henry. b. London, 16 March 1823; d. Stoke Newington, London, 1 March 1889. Monk studied with Thomas Adams, J.A. Hamilton and G.A. Griesbach and held appointments as organist of various London churches: St Peter’s, Eaton Square (1841-43); St George’s Chapel, Albermarle Street (1843-45); St Paul’s, Portman Square (1845-47); and St Matthias, Stoke Newington (1852-89). In addition he was appointed choirmaster (1847), organist (1849) and Professor of Vocal Music (1874) at King’s College, London; Professor of Music at the School for the Indigent Blind (1851); Professor of Vocal Music at the National Training School for Music (1876); and Professor of Harmony and Vocal Music at...

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