Chipp, Edmund Thomas

1832-1886

Was a noted English organist, who began his career in London as a chorister in the Chapel Royal, St. James, and was from 1843 to 1845 in the Queen's royal band. Took the degree of Bachelor of Music at Cambridge in 1859 and was organist at St. Paul's, Edinburgh, in 1886. He composed Job, an oratorio; Naomi, a sacred idyll; and many works for the church, both for the voice and organ.