Percy C. Buck

Short Name: Percy C. Buck
Full Name: Buck, Percy C. (Percy Carter), 1871-1947
Birth Year: 1871
Death Year: 1947

Wikipedia Biography

Sir Percy Carter Buck (25 March 1871 – 3 October 1947) was an English music educator, writer, organist, and composer. He was born in London, and studied at Merchant Taylors' School and the Royal College of Music. He was the organist at Worcester College, Oxford (1891–94), Wells Cathedral (1896–99), and Bristol Cathedral (1899–1901). He was then appointed as director of music at Harrow School and held that post until 1927. During his time at Harrow Buck served on the editorial board of the ten volume anthology Tudor Church Music beginning a clandestine relationship with Sylvia Townsend Warner, whose father was a History master at the school. Buck was more than twenty-two years older than Warner when the affair began; he was aged 41 married and a father of five children. From 1917 Warner, wh

Tunes by Percy C. Buck (13)sort descendingAsInstancesIncipit
[Amen] (Buck)Percy Carter Buck, 1871-1947 (Composer)256121
DRAW NIGHPercy Buck, 1871-1947 (Composer)212342 56514 43457
DULCIS MEMORIA (Buck)Percy Buck, 1871-1947 (Composer)2
GONFALON ROYALPercy C. Buck (Composer)5556143 23166 27514
HERGAPercy Carter Buck (Composer)215634 56132 17667
JUDICIUMP. C. Buck (Composer)255545 51173 665
KINGSGATEP. C. Buck (Composer)2
MARTINS (Buck)Percy C. Buck (Composer)1356545 17653 1
MONT RICHARDPercy Carter Buck, 1871 - 1947 (Composer)551232 17555 123
PATER NOSTER (Buck)Percy C. Buck (Composer)265123 543
REFUGE (Buck)Percy Buck (Composer)312342 565
RESURRECTION MORNING (Buck)Sir Percy Carter Buck (Composer)254654 51154 65434
ST. BARNABAS (Buck)Percy C. Buck (Composer)256117 21

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