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Roland Diggle (Composer, Arranger)

Born: Jan. 1, 1885 - England
Died: January 13, 1954 - Los Angeles, California, USA

The English-born American organist and composer, Roland Diggle, was educated at the Royal College of Music in London.

Roland Diggle moved to the USA in 1904. He was a tireless advocate of organ music and wrote and arranged an enormous number of published pieces (over 500 organ compositions). He served for 40 years as organist and choirmaster at St. John's Episcopal Church of Los Angeles, California. He was well known in national and international music circles and his works have been published both here and abroad. He presented recitals at both the San Diego and San Francisco World's Expositions.

 

Source: Find a Grave Memorial Website (Author: Bernard Johnson, April 20, 2013); Bits & pieces from other sources
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (June 2013)

Roland Diggle: Short Biography | Piano Transcriptions: Works | Recordings

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Roland Diggle (Find a Grave Memorial)

 

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