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Details of St. Martin’s Cathedral, Leicester, England

St. Martin’s (Parish Church), Leicester, England

Building History
1927Became cathedral

Organ History
1774Built by Snetzler
1873Rebuilt by Walker
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, 1912.
“Dictionary of Organs and Organists”, George Mate & Son, 1921.
Hopkins & Rimbault - “The Organ: Its History and Construction - A Comprehensive Treatise on the Structure and Capabilities of the Organ”, 1877.


List of Organists
1748Musgrave Heighington (1680-1774)
-1753Richard Hobbs
-1765William Boulton
1765-c1772Anthony Greatorex
1772-1800Martha Greatorex
1800-43Sarah Valentine (1771-1843)
1870-75John Morland
1875-1927Charles Hancock (1852-1927)
1927-30Gordon Slater (1896-1979)
1931-69George C. Gray (1897-1981)
1969-94Peter White (1937-2007)
1994-2010Jonathan Gregory

List of Assistant Organists
Frank Storer (1867-1940)
1910-12Frederick William Dickerson (1889-1966)
1918-32Dennis Arnold Smith (1901-1966)
1931-33Stanley Vann (1910-2010)
1933-38Thomas Bates Wilkinson (1912-)
1944-51Sidney Thomas Rudge (1918-1967)
1951-54Wallace Ross (1920-2010)
1955-65Sidney Thomas Rudge (1918-1967)
1965-73Robert Prime
1973-95Geoffrey Malcolm Herbert Carter (1943-)
1995-99David Cowen
1999-2018Simon Headley
2019-Rosie Vinter

List of Organ Scholars
2011-Christopher Ouvry-Johns