Henry Lahee

Short Name: Henry Lahee
Full Name: Lahee, Henry, 1826-1912
Birth Year: 1826
Death Year: 1912

Born: April 11, 1826, Chelsea, London, England.
Died: April 29, 1912, London, England.

Lahee studied under John Goss and William Sterndale Bennett. He played the organ at several churches, including Holy Trinity Church, Brompton (1847-74). He won prizes for his compositions in Bristol, Manchester, Glasgow, and London, and set to music poems by Edgar Allen Poe ("The Bells"), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ("Building of the Ship") and Alfred Tennyson ("Sleeping Beauty"). His works include:

Metrical Psalter, with William Irons, 1855
Famous Singers of Today and Yesterday, 1898
One Hundred Hymn Tunes

Frost, p. 680
CS Concordance, pp. 246-47
Nutter, p. 460


Tunes by Henry Lahee (7)sort descendingAsInstancesIncipit
HOLY TRINITY (Lahee)Henry Lahee (Composer)233432 23211 11433
MAGI (Lahee)Henry Lahee (Composer)251171 54322 1
NATIVITY (Lahee)Henry Lahee (Composer)9433355 11321 66217
SACRIFICE (Lahee)Henry Lahee (Composer)834321 17123 443
ST. SERF (Lahee)H. Lahee (Composer)1753311 22561 11233
WILD BELLSHenry Lahee (Composer)811176 54321 17654
WIMBLETON (Lahee)Henry Lahee (Composer)656511 77321 77666
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