Amott, Rodney Philip Lennox Cowper 1.aug.1861-1.oct.1909 England, London Brixton - Sussex, Brighton
poet, organist, Doctor of Music, born at 'The Lines' Tulse Hill in Brixton Lambeth, 1868-1871 after his parents had divorced he lived with his uncle farmer Thomas Edwards in Brampton Bryan Radnorshire Wales, 1881 schoolteacher in Cliffe Sussex, 1892 organist of St John's church in Spalding, then of St Mary's church in Torquay, 1901-1902 music teacher and schoolmaster of the private boarding school Braintree College for Boys in Braintree Essex, he died at his home Heasmonds Lodge at Lovers Walk in Brighton Preston ; son of silk mercer Charles Cowper Amott (Cheltenham 1829-30.jan.1873 London Kensington) and Sarah Edwards (Radnorshire, Cumgylla 1830-1.aug.1905 Brighton Preston) ; 20.jan.1891 at St Michael in Manchester Hulme he married Emma Wilder (Warwickshire, Lea Marston 1862-1924 Brighton) ; daughter Gwendolyn Elsie Lilly Mary (G E L M) Amott (Spalding 1894-) ; far relative of composer John Amott

[he preferred the name Lennox Amott but also used Lennox Rodney Amott ; Lennox Rodney Philip Cooper Amott ; Rodney Phillippe L C Amott ; Lennox R P C Amott ; R P L C Amott]

Title Parts

[] Rudloe College school-song
words and music L. Amott
pub Weekes & Co., London 1885

[] Marche joyeuse. Organ. c1888
[] Magnificat and nunc dimittis in C
pub Ernest Donajowski, London 1900

[] Pretty pet's polka. Piano Forte
pub E. Donajowski, London 1901

[] Overture to King Robert of Sicily. Piano Forte
pub E. Donajowski, London 1901

[] My heart is smitten down. Anthem. Tenor, chorus and organ
pub Novello & Co., London 1902

[] Evening Service in E
pub Novello & Co., London 1903

[] School-song of the Hitchin Grammar School (Hertfordshire)
words and music L. R. Amott
pub W. Carling & Co., Hitchin 1904

Poetry by Lennox R. P. C. Amott :

Stray Thoughts. A collection of verses
dedicated to his brother Archibald Rough
many written at about 14 years of age (1875)
pub J. Richards, Lewes Sussex 1881

Midsummer Idylls
dedicated to his brother Archibald Rough
pub J. Richards, Lewes Sussex 1882

The Minstrel. A collection of poems
dedicated to Harold Matthews
pub Farncombe & Co., Lewes Sussex 1883

pub Farncombe & Co., Lewes Sussex 1887
copy at London Library, St James Square
The Minstrel includes the poem:
The musician's grave (the late John Amott, for over thirty years organist of Gloucester Cathedral)
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