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John Henry Gower

John Henry Gower, musician, mining engineer.

Background

  • Gower, John Henry was born on May 25, 1855 in Rugby, England. Son of Review Herbert Gower.

  • Education

    • Museum Bac., University of Oxford, England, 1876, Museum Doctor, 1881.

    Career

    • Organist Royal Chapel All Saints, Windsor, St. Paul’s Church, Tunbridge Wells. Professor Trent College. Organist and precentor St. John’s Cathedral, Denver, Colorado.

      Church of Epiphany Chicago. Central Presbyterian Church, Denver. Conductor several choral societies Composer of several anthems, services and other forms of church music.

      Several songs, glees, part-songs, etc. Also of Master of Science. oratorios, The Last Judgment. The Good Shepherd, both written for degrees in University of Oxford.

      Cantatas, The Crusaders. God is Our Hope; opera, The Man from Mars. Symphonies, quartettes, trios, sonatas for piano, organ, piano and cello, and other works.

      Has given over 200 organ recitals in Denver. Homes Denver, Colorado, and Sutton, Surrey, England Offices: Denver, Colorado, and London, England.

    Works

    • Composer of several anthems, services and other forms of church music. Several songs, glees, part-songs, etc. Also of Master of Science. oratorios, The Last Judgment.

      The Good Shepherd, both written for degrees in University of Oxford. Cantatas, The Crusaders. God is Our Hope
    • opera, The Man from Mars.

      Symphonies, quartettes, trios, sonatas for piano, organ, piano and cello, and other works. Has given over 200 organ recitals in Denver. Homes Denver, Colorado, and Sutton, Surrey, England Offices: Denver, Colorado, and London, England.

    Connections

    • Married Jean Milne Taylor, of Denver, Colorado, September 1, 1890.
    • father: Review Herbert Gower. Gower
    • spouse: Jean Milne Taylor
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    Born March 25, 1855
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