Edwin Augustus Sydenham

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Born: October 1847

Died: 18 February 1891


Edwin Augustus Sydenham was born at Shepton Beauchamp, Somerset, England. He started his musical training as a choirboy at the Parish Church, Stratford-on-Avon; later, he studied at Leipzig Conservatorium. Over his career, he held organist positions at St. Nartin’s, Dorking; St. Andrew’s Farnham; St. James’, Bury St. Edmund’s; and All Saints’, Scarborough, Yorkshire. He was very active as teacher and performer. Sydenham was also known as the inventor of a patent touch regulator for the pianoforte. He died in Scarborough. His compositional output includes a number of anthems, an Evening Service, solo piano works, duets for harmonium and piano, pieces for violin and piano, cello and piano, and a number of part-songs.

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