(18421900). Composer, organist, choirmaster; b. Lambeth, London, Eng.; studied music at Leipzig, Ger. Wrote light operas to the librettos of William Schwenck Gilbert (18361911), including H. M. S. Pinafore; The Pirates of Penzance; The Mikado; The Gondoliers. Other works include oratorios The Prodigal Son and The Light of the World; songs, including The Lost Chord; hymn tunes, including St. Gertrude (Onward, Christian Soldiers) and Heaven Is My Home (I'm But a Stranger Here).
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