Thomas Simpson Camidge (2 February 1828 – 19 December 1913) was an organist and composer based in England.
He was born on 2 February 1828, the son of John Camidge, Organist of York Minster.
He was educated at St Peter's School, York, and at the Leipzig Conservatoire from 1846.
On 29 June 1852 he married Mary Catherine Norrison. His eldest son John Henry Norrison Camidge also became an organist.
He spent the last few years of his life in Oystermouth and died in Mumbles on 19 December 1913.
His compositions include:
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Events from the year 1828 in the United States.
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