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Noel Dexter

Short Name: Noel Dexter
Full Name: Dexter, Noel, 1938-
Birth Year: 1938
Death Year: 2019

Noel Dexter was born on December 21, 1938 and grew up in Port Antonio, Portland, Jamaica. He studied ethnomusicology and church music at the University of West Indies, in the United Kingdom and in the United States. He founded and led the Kingston Singers as well as other theatrical productions. For 25 years he was director of music at the University of West Indies, Mona, While there he lead the University Singers, until 2012, when he retired. He composed many hymns, anthems, and arrangements.

Dianne Shapiro, from "Music Great, Noel Dexter, Remembered" in "The Gleaner," August 19, 2019 (accessed online 8/6/2020)


Tunes by Noel Dexter (8)sort descendingAsInstancesIncipit
[I come to the Cross like a small boat]Noel Dexter (Composer)253321 17656 66543
[In Bethlehem one glorious night]Noel Dexter (Arranger)251115 61511 12133
THE RIGHT HAND OF GODNoel Dexter (Composer)2551123 14445 31123
[Most gracious God, who reigns on high]Noel Dexter (Composer)212332 16151 23321
[O praise ye the Lord, O praise ye the Lord]Noel Dexter (Composer)211512 22343 33271
[The Lord is my Shepherd, and I shall not want] (Dexter)Noel Dexter (Composer)233213 34432 35543
[Through the darkness guiding surely]Noel Dexter (Composer)233214 43212 53332
[With thankful harvest song, Lord]Noel Dexter (Composer)253216 53356 12533
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