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composer , organist

Christopher Henry Hudson Booth, British organist, composer.


Booth, Christopher Henry Hudson was born on September 5, 1865 in Accrington, Lancastershire, England. Son of Charles Hudson and Bathsheba (Whittaker) Booth.


Educated Public school. Studied organ, harmony and orchestration under private teachers.


Came to the United States, 1895, naturalized citizen, 1905. Organist and conductor in England. Organist First Reformed Church, Brooklyn, then organist St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, New York, 1899-1905.

With Victor Talking Machine Company, 1900-1905, playing for Red Seal artists. Organist and choirmaster Church of the Advent, since 1909.


  • Other Work

    • Composer: Mass in E Flat (Latin), 1892. Second Mass in G, 1893. Divine Tragedy, 1929 (all for soli, chorus and orchestra).

      Symphony in F Minor (full orchestra), 1933. The Resurrection and Ascension, 1935. Second Symphony in C Major (full orchestra), 1936.

      Also songs, anthems, piano music, etc.


Married second, Fannie Marie Baust, December 16, 1908. Children: James Charles Hudson, Charles Christopher Hudson (deceased).

Charles Hudson Booth

Bathsheba (Whittaker) Booth

Fannie Marie Baust

James Charles Hudson Booth

Charles Christopher Hudson Booth (deceased)