Peter Hurford

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Peter Hurford OBE (22 November 1930 – 3 March 2019) was a British organist and composer. He was born in Minehead,[1] Somerset. He was best known for his interpretations of Bach. He worked for Decca and BBC Radio 3. Hurford was appointed organist of Holy Trinity Church, Leamington Spa from 1956 to 1957.[2]

Hurford died of complications from Alzheimer's disease on 3 March 2019, aged 83.[3]

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  1. "Peter Hurford". Discogs. Retrieved 21 April 2014.
  2. "St Albans Cathedral Ex-Choristers Association". St Albans Cathedral. Retrieved 21 April 2014.
  3. The organist and choirmaster Peter Hurford has died