Alan Gray

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Born: 23 December 1855, York

Died: 27 September 1935, Cambridge


Alan Gray was a British organist and composer. Born in York, he attended St Peter's School in York and Trinity College, Cambridge. From 1883 until 1893 he was Director of Music at Wellington College. In 1893 he returned to Cambridge to be organist at Trinity College, and remained organist there until 1930. He was conductor of the Cambridge University Musical Society for 20 years.

His compositions include an Evening Service in F minor for use in the Church of England's liturgy of Evening Prayer according to the Book of Common Prayer. He is also known for his descants to various hymn tunes, several of which are still in use today.

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List of choral works at CPDL


Part Songs


Other works:

Works not at CPDL


  • Christ will gather

Part Songs

  • The British Born
  • Ye mariners of England

Morning Services

  • Te Deum in G

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