O'Neill, William Chichester, first Baron O'Neill (1813–1883), Church of Ireland clergyman and composer, was born on 4 March 1813 at Culdaff House, co. Donegal, the son of Edward Chichester (d. 1840), rector of Kilmore, Armagh, and his wife, Catherine, née Young. He was educated at ...
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Torrance, George William (1835–1907), Church of Ireland clergyman and composer, was born at Rathmines, Dublin, the eldest son of George Torrance, a merchant tailor. He was a chorister in Christ Church, Dublin, from 1847 to 1851 under Sir Robert Prescott Stewart, and became an organist for a short time at ...