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Percy Dearmer

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Percy Dearmer

Person  Male  Born 27/2/1867  Died 29/5/1936

Categories: Music / songs, Religion

Born Kilburn. Priest and liturgist. Canon of Westminster Abbey, author of the Parson’s Handbook and the Oxford Book of Carols. An early advocate of the ordination of women to public ministry but not to the priesthood. He is credited (along with Ralph Vaughan Williams and Martin Shaw) with the revival and spread of traditional and medieval English musical forms. 1901-15 vicar of St Mary's, Primrose Hill. Married Mabel and had two sons, Geoffrey and Christopher. Died at home at 4 Little Cloister, close to Westminster Abbey.

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