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Thomas Wingham (5 January 1846 in London 24 March 1893 in London) was an English musician, known as a teacher and for his time at Brompton Oratory.

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Brompton Oratory Church in London

The Brompton Oratory is a large neo-classical Roman Catholic church in Knightsbridge, London. Its full name is the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, or as named in its Grade II* architectural listing, The Oratory. The church is closely connected with The London Oratory School, a boys' school founded by the priests from the London Oratory. Its priests celebrate Mass daily in the two main forms, frequently conduct ceremonies for well-known people, as it works as an extra-parochial church, and two of its three choirs have published physical copy and digital audio albums.

He studied music at Wylde's London Academy, and later entered the Royal Academy of Music, where he had for his teacher in theory William Sterndale Bennett, and, in piano playing, Harold Thomas. In 1871 Wingham became himself professor of piano playing in the same institution. [1]

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The Royal Academy of Music in London, England, is the oldest conservatoire in the UK, founded in 1822 by John Fane and Nicolas-Charles Bochsa. It received its Royal Charter in 1830 from King George IV with the support of the first Duke of Wellington. It is one of the leading conservatoires in the UK, rated fourth in the Complete University Guide and third in the Guardian University Guide for 2018. Famous Academy alumni include Sir Simon Rattle, Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Sir Elton John and Annie Lennox.

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At about the same period he obtained the post of choirmaster at the Brompton Oratory. Wingham's musicianship was soon shown by the reputation of performances at the Oratory during his incumbency. [1]

Among his compositions are four symphonies, six overtures, several instrumental works in smaller form, two masses, and a Te Deum . Most of them, though frequently performed during the author's lifetime, were left in manuscript.[ citation needed ]

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