Death of UK countertenor, 50main
The countertenor Giles Pilgrim Morris died on July 13 at St Christopher’s Hospice from the effects of a glioblastoma brain tumour.
His funeral will be held at 2.30pm, on the 25th of July at St James Church, Sussex Gardens, London, W2 3UD.
Formerly a lay clerk at St Andrew’s Cathedral, Giles started singing professionally while studying at the University of London, as a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal, Hampton Court Palace. He performed with the Gabrieli Consort, Musica Beata and the Aberdeen-based consort group Cantamus Hodie and was involved in educational work with the Music of Life Foundation.