Foster, John III aug.1827-25.mar.1915 England Middlesex, Staines - London Hampstead
alto singer, organist, 1836 chorister at St George Chapel Windsor Castle, studied with George Elvey, 1847-1856 organist of St Andrew's Church Wells Street London, 1856 lay vicar of Westminster Abbey, 1862 choirmaster at Eton College, for 34 years member of the Noblemen and Gentleman's Catch Club London, 1870 residing at 34 Welbeck Street Marylebone, 1880 at 32 Marylebone Road, 1887 teacher of singing at the Royal College of Music London, 1910 widowed residing at 66 Acacia Road, St Johns Wood, 1915 at 35 Stanley Gardens Hampstead ; 1859 at St George Hanover Square he married Sarah Amy Niven Dolby (bap. St Anne London Soho 1832-) sister of Charlotte Sainton-Dolby ; son artist painter Arthur John Foster (Wandsworth 1860-)

Title Parts

Psalm 55 vv1-16 Exaudi Deus (Hear my prayer O God). Choir and organ
St Paul's Cathedral Choir / John Scott, Andrew Lucas. Hyperion 11004

Psalm 119 vv73-104. Choir and organ
Derby Cathedral / Peter Gould, Tom Corfield

[] Sweet queen of autumn. Glee. Men's voices. 1852
[] Psalms and Hymns, adapted to the Church of England. 1865
[] Tunes for the Psalms and Hymns. London 1864
[] Choral Harmonist. 1872
[] Cathedral Psalter Chants. 1875
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