Death of a prominent British organist, 88main
The organist and choir conductor Donald Hunt died on Saturday.
A Gloucester lad, he studied with Elgar’s friend Herbert Sumsion, he became city organist of Leeds in the 1950s and Organist and Master of the Choristers at Worcester Cathedral in 1976. As such, he served as artistic director of the annual Three Choirs Festival.
A respected Elgarian, he features on many recordings.