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Sir Herbert Stanley Oakeley (1830–1903) by William Hole, pubd 1884 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Oakeley, Sir Herbert Stanley (1830–1903), composer and organist, was born on 22 July 1830 at the vicarage, Ealing, the second son of the Revd Sir Herbert Oakeley, third baronet (1791–1845), and his wife, Atholl Keturah Murray (1801–1844), the daughter of Lord Charles Murray Aynsley...


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Ross, John (1763–1837), organist and composer, was born on 12 October 1763 at Newcastle upon Tyne and studied organ and composition with Matthias Hawdon, organist of St Nicholas's Church, Newcastle. In 1783 he was invited to take up the post of organist at ...