Askew, Norman 22.jun.1901-30.jun.1966 England Durham, Crook - Surrey, East Molesey
organist, choral conductor, 11.jul.1901 baptized in Crook, studied organ at Durham Cathedral, studied music at the University College of the South West in Exeter and the Royal Academy of Music in London, 1915-1917 organist of the United Methodist Church in Crook, 1917-1919 of the Wesleyan Church in Willington, organist/choirmaster of the H.M. Chapel Royal of Hampton Court Palace, 1918 of St Cuthbert in Durham, 1919-1920 of St Thomas Stanley Durham, 1921 of the Congregational Church in Newcastle Staffordshire, 1922-1924 of St Mary's in Market Drayton, 1924-1925 of the Town Hall in Stoke-on-Trent, of St Andrews in Exmouth, of St John's in Wimbledon, of Christ Church in Woking, founder/conductor of the Woking Orchestral Society, 1928-1942 conductor of the Wimbledon Choral Society, 1931-1937 he gave many radio broadcasted organ recitals at Queen's Hall and Shepherd's Bush Pavilion, 1946-1953 residing at Morningside Wych Hill in Woking, 1954-1962 residing at 2 Spencer Road in East Molesey ; son of piano forte and music warehouse manager Thomas William Askew (Crook 1871-1957 Crook) ; 1931 in Exeter he married Violet North (Devon, Topsham 11.jun.1909-9.oct.1996 Surrey, Claygate)

Title Parts

[] Two pieces. Piano
pub W. Paxton & Co., London 1922

[] I was glad when they said unto me. Anthem
pub Novello & Co., London 1929

[] I love all beauteous things. Part-song for mixed voices
words Robert Bridges
pub Boosey & Co., London 8may1934

[] I will give my love an apple. Part-song for mixed voices
words from a folk-song collected by H. E. D. Hammond
pub Boosey & Co., London 9nov1934

[] Ward the pirate. Choral ballad. Choir and orchestra
words from an english folk-song
pub Novello & Co., London 18jan1935

[] I love sixpence. Nursery rhyme. Unison song. Staff and tonic sol-fa notation
pub Elkin & Co., London 11dec1958

[] Valse lullaby. Piano
piece suitable for practice, graded according to the board's examinations. Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music of Great Britain

[] By the waters of Babylon. Choir and orchestra
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