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John Dykes Bower

Short Name: John Dykes Bower
Full Name: Dykes Bower, John, 1905-1981
Birth Year: 1905
Death Year: 1981

Sir John Dykes Bower CVO (13 August 1905 – 1981) was an English cathedral organist, who served in Truro Cathedral, Durham Cathedral and St Paul's Cathedral.

John Dykes Bower was born on 13 August 1905 in Gloucester. He was one of four brothers. Stephen Dykes Bower became a famous church architect.

He was educated at Cheltenham College and studied organ under Herbert Brewer, and was organ scholar at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge from 1922.

He was organist of:

Truro Cathedral 1926 - 1929
New College, Oxford 1929 - 1933
Durham Cathedral 1933 - 1936
St Paul's Cathedral 1936 - 1968

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