A list of Gonville and Caius musicians

This table is a transcribed as faithfully as possible from a manuscript in PAT's hand in the possession of the late John West, entitled "Caian Musicians, Organ Scholars, Choral Scholars and Exhibitioners". Wikipedia links etc in the "More" column have been added. The "§" in the manuscript indicated choral scholars.

Year Position Name Notes More
1884-5 Pilcher Percy W. Assistant Master (Music) Shrewsbury School til death 3 May 1937
1888-9 Wood Charles Fellow 1894-1926. Prof. Cantab. Chairman RMA. Composer. Died 12 July 1926. Co-founder of Scales Club https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Wood_%28composer%29
1890-91 Phillips HV. Choirmaster Fettes College. 1893. Private Sec to Asquith 1917-22. MP. Chairman of Lib. Party. Org. JP for Kent. died 16 Jan 1955
1890-91 Rösing AH. Professional singer. Died 9 Feb 1911
1898-9 Shaw Geoffrey T.
(brother of Martin)
(Mus Doc Lambeth). Master/Organist Gresham's School Holt. HM Inspector of Music, Board of Education. BBC Schools Music Chairman. died 14 April 1943. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoffrey_Turton_Shaw
1904-5 Bonhote TE. Pro singer: USA concerts. Germany opera. Master (1921), Housemaster (1932) & Head of MML (retired 1945), at Westminster School. Died 10 Jan 1970.
1905-6 Wilkinson GJ. Composer & teacher. Killed 1 July 1916 in action.
1908-9 Statham H.D. Organist & Mus. Director. St Michael's Coll. Tenbury. Norwich Cathedral 1928- CBE 1967. Died Oct 1973
1910-11 Hulbert JN. Actor & filmstar. Died 25 Mar 1978 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Hulbert
1910-11 Taylor G.H. Churchman. Died 14 Dec 1961
1911 Elborne W. Organist Knaresborough (1914-17) & Harrogate (1918-20). Ordained 1944. Retired 1955.
1911 Hart H.E. Director. Huntley & Palmer Biscuits. Died 1 Sept 1976
1914 Smallwood A.M. Rugby blue. International. Master/HouseMaster Uppingham School. 1920-
1919 Everard EGS Headmaster Winterdyne Sch, Birkdale, Southport
1920 Chamberlain Ronald A. Lecturer Trin Coll Music London. 1924- . Labour MP for Slough Norwood division of Lambeth. 1945-50. Composer. Governor of Mdx Hospital.
1921 Tatton JM. HM Inspector of Schools 1932-36. Member of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem - Knight Commander 1956. Poet. Composer of songs & choral work. Died 4 July 7[??]
1923 Neel L. Boyd. Medic turned to Music. Boyd Neel String Orch. BBC work. Conductor Sadlers Wells Opera 1944-45. D'Oyly Carte Opera 1948-49. Dean of Royal Conservatory Toronto 1953. CBE 1953. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boyd_Neel
1923 Warr Eric H. Mus Director Carl Rosa Opera Co. 1930-34. Other opera companies 1935-36. Conductor & B.B.C. (various) 1936-1967. (Retired).
1925 Bryan A.L. Churchman
1925 Cooke Arnold A. Composer. Teacher Royal Manchester Coll of Music 1933-. Mus D 1948 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arnold_Cooke
1925 Thompson E.C. Army. (incl 1933 Mount Everest Expedition)
1926 Barry P.M. Churchman
1926 Glock William F. BBC music director 1959-1972 ("Controller of Music"). Correspondent for Observer. Knighted 1970. Assistant Director of Bath Festival 1975-
1928 Smith JRM. Music Master. King's Sch. Bruton 1933. Killed in action Dec 1941.
1930 § Blaikie FWL. Engineer with Babcock & Wilcox
1931 Org Pritchard W.D. (Org Sch) (RCM 1934 student) Director of Music Cheltenham College. Retired 1973.
1931 § Shaw J. Commercial aviation
1932 § Marsden R.E. Churchman
1933 § Drew JM. Medic
1933 § Tidmarsh RGW. Churchman
1934 § Parsons A.T. Schoolmaster Whitgift School
1934 Org Smith-Masters A.B. Org Schol. Housemaster/Music Director Monkton Combe School
1935 § Wigram M.W. Director of Music of Ottershaw School. Conductor Brooklands Festival Orch 1963. Ordained c1970.
1936 § Munn JCW. (§ 6 terms only) changed name to Napier-Munn 1967.
1936 § Watson P.
1937 Org Gray, Antony TA. Schoolmaster. Teaching staff of RCM, St Paul's Sch. 1968-
1938 Fellow Hadley Patrick A.S. Prof of Music. Composer. Died 17 Dec 1973
1938 § de Hamel, T.E.B. Industry (EB Hamel & Son Ltd). Chairman of Tape Manufacturers Assoc. 1960.
1938 § Todds Walter H. BBC. Senior Producer (T.V.) 1965.
1939 § Gibson B.H. Business in London. (Insurance brokerage)
1940 Org Goodman P. RCM student. Organist. Hull.
Music Master Kingston High Sch. Hull.
Hull City Organist 1957-
1940 § Heywood P. Schoolmaster. H.M. of William Sharp Comprehensive, Nottingham 1968
1940 § Lewis P.S. Churchman. died 2 Nov 65
1941 § Moore AD. Medic
1942 § Gould D.O.M. (3 terms only)
1943 Org Chambers G.J. (2 terms only). Navy (Lt Cmdr)
1943 Org Smith "Colin Kingsley" Pro recitalist (piano)
1944 § Gibson James 1959 Répétiteur Cov. Gdn. Opera House. Dept of Environment 1975-
1945 § Rutter FC. Medic
1946 Mus Org? Holland, Wilfred M. Music Director Dover College. Canberra Grammar Sch. Conductor Canberra Symph. Orch 1962. Examiner Australian Exam Board. 1966.
1946 Mus § Hughes Brian J.
1948 Mus Dart, Robert Thurston as MA (???). V.A.L. in Music. Fellow of Jesus 1953. Prof London Univ. 1964. Died 6 Mar 71.
1948 § Blackledge GD. Medic. RAF.
1948 Mus § Foulkes A.G. Schoolmaster. Sutton Valence School. (1964 Director of Music)
1948 § Harfield L.J. Schoolmaster. Then Westminster Bank Ltd.
1949 Mus Org Swale J. David Schoolmaster Christ's Hospital. St Peters Coll, Adelaide. 1961. Senior Lecturer Univ. Adelaide. Cathedral Organist Adelaide.
1950 Mus/Eng §  Boole R. Theology teacher Ridley Hall (Cantab).
1950 § Jenkins D.A. Schoolmaster. Archivist Moscow Embassy. MBE 1966.
[1950 Nash, David L. Heddle (read MML) (son of operatic tenor) Adopted Music as profession.]
1950 Mus Sadie, Stanley J.

Music Criticism & editorship (PhD 1958). Journalism. Groves Dictionary 1979.

1950 Mus Trowell, Brian L. UAL Birmingham. Prof King's London, Prof Oxford.
[1951 Bricusse Leslie C. read MML. Writer, actor, producer, composer.]
1951 § Cochrane J.M.
1951 § Flower C.J. Paper Maker.
1951 § Jesson B.H. London Advertising firm.
1951 § Rees RSO. Medic
1952 § Beale P.J. Medic
1952 Mus Lord Phillip J. UAL Aberdeen. died June 1969
1952 Org Mus Sanders John D. Asst Organist Gloucester Cathedral, Organist Chester Cathedral. Organist Gloucester Cathedral 1967. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Sanders_%28musician%29
1952 § Smith D.B. Schoolmaster
1953 Mus/Eng § Bishop Christopher S. Schoolmaster Magdalen Coll. Sch. Oxford. Dir. of Mus. Bishop's Stortford Coll. EMI & orchestral management 1973-
1953 § Hossick, M.A.
1953 § Taylor A.C.
1954 § Wenham J.T. Churchman
1954 § Hemmings, Peter W. New Opera Co London. Management. Sadlers Wells 1959-65. Scottish Opera Management. 1962-
1954 Mus § James D.W. U.L. Exeter Univ. 1968. Conductor Univ Opera Soc Exeter. 1970.
1954 § Ponsonby S.D.  (3 terms only)
1954 Mus/Hist § Renshaw, Peter. HM. Yehudi Menuhin School. 1976.
1954 Mus Silk, Richard J. Dir. of Music Magdalen Coll. Sch. Lecturer Birmingham Sch. of Music 1971.
1955 § Eden, H. Asst. Master Felsted School. 1960-65. Abingdon Sch. 1965.
1955 Org Mus Edwards, J.M. Head of Music. Bury Grammar Sch. 1963.