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Gerald H. Knight

Short Name: Gerald H. Knight
Full Name: Knight, Gerald H. (Gerald Hocken), 1908-1979
Birth Year: 1908
Death Year: 1979

Gerald Hocken Knight CBE (1908–1979) was an cathedral organist, who served at Canterbury Cathedral.

Gerald Hocken Knight was born on 27 July 1908 in Par, Cornwall, and was educated at Truro Cathedral School and Peterhouse, Cambridge. He was an articled organ pupil of Hubert Stanley Middleton at Truro Cathedral.

He was appointed a Fellow of the Royal School of Church Music in 1964.

He published the following compositions and books:
The Treasury of English Church Music. Volume one. 1100-1545. Edited by Denis Stevens, etc. 1965
Accompaniments for unison Hymn-singing. 1971
Christ whose Glory fills the Skies. [Anthem for treble voices and organ.] Words by Charles Wesley, etc. 1957
The Coventry Mass. Adapted from medieval sources. Accompaniment by G. H. Knight. 1966
Incidental Vocal Music to "The Devil to pay," Play by Dorothy L. Sayers. 1939
Incidental Music to The Zeal of Thy House, Dorothy L. Sayers. 1938
Twenty Questions on Church Music. Answered by G. H. Knight (Series. no. 3.), 1950
R.S.C.M. The first forty years. 1968


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