A Dictionary of Music and Musicians/Bennett, Alfred
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BENNETT, Alfred, Mus. Bac., Oxon., was the eldest son of Thomas Bennett, organist of Chichester. In 1825 he succeeded William Woodcock, Mus. Bac., as organist of New College, Oxford, and organist to the University. He published a volume containing a service and some anthems of his composition, and in 1829, in conjunction with William Marshall, a collection of chants. He died, 1830, by an accident, aged 25.
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