Thomas Simpson Camidge (2 February 1828 - 19 December 1913) was an organist and composer based in England.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to the west and Scotland to the north-northwest. The Irish Sea lies west of England and the Celtic Sea lies to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south. The country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain, which lies in the North Atlantic, and includes over 100 smaller islands, such as the Isles of Scilly and the Isle of Wight.
He was born on 2 February 1828, the son of John Camidge, Organist of York Minster.
The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Saint Peter in York, commonly known as York Minster, is the cathedral of York, England, and is one of the largest of its kind in Northern Europe. The minster is the seat of the Archbishop of York, the third-highest office of the Church of England, and is the mother church for the Diocese of York and the Province of York. It is run by a dean and chapter, under the Dean of York. The title "minster" is attributed to churches established in the Anglo-Saxon period as missionary teaching churches, and serves now as an honorific title. Services in the minster are sometimes regarded as on the High Church or Anglo-Catholic end of the Anglican continuum.
He was educated at St Peter's School, York, and at the Leipzig Conservatoire from 1846.
St Peter's School is a co-educational independent boarding and day school, in the English City of York, with extensive grounds on the banks of the River Ouse. Founded by St Paulinus of York in AD 627, it is the third oldest school in the UK and the fourth oldest in the world. It is part of the York Boarding Schools Group.
On 29 June 1852 he married Mary Catherine Norrison. His eldest son John Henry Norrison Camidge also became an organist.
John Henry Norrison Camidge was a composer and organist based in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire.
He spent the last few years of his life in Oystermouth and died in Mumbles on 19 December 1913.
All Saints’ Church, Pavement, York is a Grade I listed parish church in the Church of England in York. Services are from the Book of Common Prayer.
Hexham Abbey is a Grade I listed place of Christian worship dedicated to St Andrew, in the town of Hexham, Northumberland, in northeast England. Originally built in AD 674, the Abbey was built up during the 12th century into its current form, with additions around the turn of the 20th century. Since the Dissolution of the Monasteries in 1537, the Abbey has been the parish church of Hexham. In 2014 the Abbey regained ownership of its former monastic buildings, which had been used as Hexham magistrates' court, and subsequently developed them into a permanent exhibition and visitor centre, telling the story of the Abbey's history.
His compositions include:
Beverley Minster in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, is a parish church in the Church of England. It is one of the largest parish churches in the UK, larger than one-third of all English cathedrals and regarded as a gothic masterpiece by many.
Sir Edward Cuthbert Bairstow was an English organist and composer in the Anglican church music tradition.
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Events from the year 1828 in the United States.
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J. W. Walker & Sons Ltd is a British firm of organ builders established in 1828 by Joseph William Walker in London. Walker organs were popular additions to churches during the Gothic Revival era of church building and restoration in Victorian Britain, and instruments built by Walker are found in many churches around the UK and in other countries. The firm continues to build organs today.
The Very Rev. Arthur Perceval Purey-Cust was a Church of England priest and author and in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Edmund Ayrton was an English organist who was Master of the Children of the Chapel Royal.
Cedric Bucknall, born 2 May 1849 in Bath and died 12 December, 1921, was an English organist and botanist.
The Camidge family supplied York Minster with organists for 103 years. Its members were:
Charles Lloyd was a pipe organ builder based in Nottingham who flourished between 1859 and 1908.
William Reed was a Canadian organist, choir conductor, and composer. He held numerous organ and choirmaster posts in churches throughout Canada from 1884 until 1913. His career in this area was cut short as his deafness worsened. He spent the remainder of his career composing and contributing articles to music periodicals like The Etude. His compositional output mainly consists of sacred works, including many anthems and works for solo organ. His more well known works include the Christmas cantata The Message of the Angels (1910), the cantata The Burden of the Cross (1912), the Easter cantata The Resurrection and the Life (1911), and the Grand Choeur in D for organ (1901). His pupil Henri Gagnon considered the latter work "one of the very best Canadian compositions".
Edwin George Monk, English church organist and composer, who was Organist and Master of Choristers at York Minster for a quarter of a century, and was previously associated with St Columba's and Radley Colleges. He was born on 13 December 1819 at Frome, Somerset, and died on 3 January 1900 at Radley, near Abingdon, Oxfordshire.
Dr. John Naylor was a composer and organist of York Minster from 1883- 1897.
Charles Legh Naylor was a composer and organist based in Harrogate.
George Frederick Naylor was a composer and organist in England and New Zealand.
Nicolas-Joseph Wackenthaler was a French organist and composer.