Born: De­cem­ber 27, 1800, Fare­ham, Hamp­shire, Eng­land.

Died: May 10, 1880, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Buried: Ken­sel Green, Har­row Road, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Goss com­posed most­ly church mu­sic. He was or­gan­ist at St. Paul’s from 1838 on­ward. Queen Vic­tor­ia knight­ed him in 1872. In 1876, Cam­bridge Un­i­ver­si­ty award­ed him a Doc­tor of Mu­sic de­gree. He al­so held the post of Pro­fess­or of Har­mo­ny at the Roy­al Aca­de­my of Mu­sic for al­most half a cen­tu­ry.



  1. Advent
  2. Armageddon
  3. Arthur’s Seat
  4. Bevan
  5. Dona
  6. Humility
  7. Lauda Anima
  8. Peterborough
  9. Rothley
  10. St. Cyprian