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composer , organist

Roland Diggle, British organist, composer. Mason.

Background

Diggle, Roland was born on January 1, 1885 in London, England. Son of Charles Edmund and Helen (Fisher) Diggle.

Education

Educated private tutors, Royal College Music, London.

Career

May (Bertucci). Came to the United States, 1904, naturalized 1914. Organist, choirmaster, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Wichita, Kansas, 1907-1911, St. John’s Cathedral, Quincy, Illinois, 1911-1914. St. John’s Church, Los Angeles, since 1914.

Recitalist San Diego, San Francisco exposition. Made several organ recital tours of the United States.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer organ and orchestral music. Orchestral works performed by Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra. Member American Society Composers, Authors and Publishers.

      Contributor to The Diapason, American Organist, Musical Opinion, Etude, The Organ, etc.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Mary Webster, 1909.

father:
Charles Edmund Diggle

mother:
Helen (Fisher) Diggle

spouse:
Mary Webster