Death of a distinguished UK maestro, aged 95main
Sir David Willcocks, long-serving and much-recorded director of music at King’s College, Cambridge, died today at 95.
Statement from the choir of Kings:
It is with great sadness that we learned this morning of the death of Sir David Willcocks. Sir David died peacefully at home this morning, 17 September, aged 95.
Sir David’s connection with King’s began as an Organ Scholar in 1939; he was elected to a Fellowship in 1947 and subsequently held the post of Director of Music from 1957 to 1974.