Geoffrey Webber
Geoffrey Webber

Geoffrey Webber Biography (Wikipedia)

Geoffrey Webber is a musician and academic, and the former Director of Music at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.

Webber was a chorister at Salisbury Cathedral, and was educated at the King's School Worcester and New College, Oxford, where he was awarded an organ scholarship in 1977. He wrote his doctoral thesis on the organ music of Dietrich Buxtehude.

He was appointed Assisting Organist of Magdalen College, Oxford in 1982, and University Organist and Director of Music at the University Church in 1984. In 1989 he was appointed Precentor and Director of Music at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, serving until his resignation due to inappropriate behaviour in April 2019.

Webber's publications include North German Church Music in the Age of Buxtehude (1996), the Cambridge Companion to the Organ (1998, as co-editor), and The Restoration Anthem (2003).

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