Lambeth, Henry Albert


English organist and composer; born at Hardway, near Gosport. He studied under Thomas Adams; going to Glasgow about 1853 as city organist, in 1859 becoming conductor of the Glasgow Choral Union, which position he held until 1880. He organized the Glasgow Select Choir, whose concerts were very successful. He was organist and choirmaster successively at St. Mary's Episcopal Church and at Park Church, and organist to the Corporation of Glasgow. Among his compositions are the cantatas, Bow Down Thine Ear, and By the Waters of Babylon; several songs and piano-pieces, and settings of the Psalms eighty-six, and one hundred and thirty-seven. With D. Baptie he edited the Scottish Book of Praise in 1876. He died in Glasgow.