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George B. Lissant

Short Name: George B. Lissant
Full Name: Lissant, George Benjamin, 1823-1899
Birth Year (est.): 1823
Death Year: 1899

Born: September 22, 1827.
Died: September 14, 1899.

Lissant was a chorister at the coronation of Britain’s Queen Victoria. In 1849, he became the first organist at St. Paul’s Cathedral in Calcutta, India. From about 1872 to 1899, he played the organ at St. Augustine’s Church, Queen’s Gate, London.

Sources:
Musical Times, October 1, 1899, p. 691

http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/l/i/s/lissant_gb.htm


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