Callcott, William Hutchins

Callcott, William Hutchins An English musical composer, was born at Kensington in 1807, and died Aug. 4,1882. He published some musical pieces, such as The Holy Family and Half-hours with the Best Composers. His anthems, "Give peace in our time, O Lord," and "In my father's house are many mansions," are admirable specimens of part-writing, full of deep feeling and refined musical treatment, and. are likely to continue favorite works with all church choirs.. In the latter years of his life Mr. Calcott- enjoyed the friendship of Dean Alford and Charles Kingsley, and in his intercourse with them "he found the truest sympathy with his own deeply religious nature and complete purity of life." (B. P.)

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