The son of an Irish bandmaster, Sullivan entered the Chapel Royal as a chorister in 1854 and had a sacred song published by Novello in 1855.
Ronan Dunne began his musical training as a boy chorister with the Palestrina Choir at the Pro Cathedral, Dublin.
He probably knew Charles from the days he was organising Royalist troops from Exeter Cathedral, where young Matthew was a chorister .
I was fortunate enough to have been introduced to it as a chorister in Coventry Cathedral, some long time ago, and it has remained emblazoned on my musical memory ever since.
Even the police could be seen tapping their feet along to Gareth's unmistakable voice, which developed from his years as a chorister in Bradford Cathedral choir.
Mr. Chas. E. Peck, presided at the organ, and Mr. D. B. Gulick, as chorister , led the singing, which was congregational, and rarely has more inspiriting or better sacred music been heard in the Tabernacle.
It is not strange that with such a chorister in charge, all solicitude about anthems and voluntaries vanished from the preacher's mind.
Having been an amateur chorister for many years, I've had the opportunity to experience many of Rutter's arrangements and original works first-hand.
The first programme in the series sees Kaddy going behind the scenes at Canterbury Cathedral to find out what it takes to become a chorister in their world-famous choir.
Born on 7 October 1770 in Trostberg, he started his musical career as a boy chorister at the Benedict monastery of Seeon where he had occasion to see Mozart play the church organ.