Gauntlett, Henry John

(9 July 1805, Wellington, Shropshire – 21 February 1876, London)
   Virtuoso organist at St. Olave’s, Southwark (1827–1846), he helped to bring large Germanic organs to England and aided William Hill in designing organs with a C compass, larger pedal range, and more stops. He also wrote hymn tunes and compiled hymnals (e.g., Congregational Psalmist, 1856). (at)

Historical dictionary of sacred music. . 2006.

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