Born: 22 June 1866
Bruce Henry Dennis Steane was born in London, England. A child prodigy, he was playing the piano by age 3 and composing by age 7. At age 8, he was studying music as a chorister at St. Augustine’s Church at Forest Hill. At 12, he became assistant organist at St. Augustine’s. He studied at Dulwich College. During his career, he served as choirmaster and organist at many locations including Whitechapel Parish Church, Chancellor College, St. Mary Matfelon, Cuddington Parish Church, Kemsing Parish Church, Seal’s Parish Church, Swanley Convalescent Home. St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, and Combe Martin Parish Church. His compositions were mainly organ and sacred music, anthems and church services. He also composed some chamber and orchestral music, and a few part songs.
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List of choral works
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