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Albert Edward Baker

Albert Edward Baker


A cabinet card portrait of the English organist Albert Edward Baker.

Albert Edward Baker was born at Windsor in 1875. He graduated Mus. B. from Oxford and studied at the Guildhall School of Music. He became successively organist of St Laurence’s, Upton, 1892; St. Andrew’s, Clever, 1893; Stoke Parish Church, 1895; Eton Parish Church, 1897-14; Uxbridge Parish Church, 1907-08; assistant organist of Eton College Chapel, 1914; and organist of the Lower Chapel, Eton College, 1914. He also conducted the Maidenhead Philharmonic and was senior music master at Eton College. He composed anthems, as well as violin and piano pieces.

In 1936 the Times announced his marriage at the Holy Redeemer in Cheyne Row to ‘Clarice Wyllie, daughter of Lieut-Colonel G.F. Bryant, and widow of Captain Ronald Wyllie, R.A.’

Photographed by Hills and Saunders of Eton.

 

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