Walter Galpin Alcock

Biography

Born: December 29, 1861; Eldenbridge, England   Died: September 11, 1947; Salisbury, Wiltshire, England  
Alcock was the organist at Salisbury Cathedral for 30 years. He was known for his refined technique and choice of repertoire, and was a sought after for his recitals. He taught at the Royal College of Music and played for the coronations of three kings. He was knighted in 1933. Alcock was the organist at Salisbury Cathedral for 30 years. He was known for his refined technique and choice of repertoire, and was a sought after for his recitals. He taught at the Royal College of Music and played for the coronations of three kings. He was knighted in 1933. Read less


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