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Abram, John

[E] Abram, John, organist and composer,
born at Margate, August 7, 1840 ; graduated
Mus. Bac, Oxon., 1868; Mus. Doc, Oxon.,
1874 ; Fellow of the Royal College of Organ-
ists. Has held appointments as organist at
St. John's, Torquay, ]864; St. Peter and
Paul, Wantage, 1865; St. Paul's, St. Leo-
nards-on-Sea, 1869 ; and is at present or-
ganist of All Saints', Hastings. Conductor
of St. Leonards and Hastings Choral Union,
a society that, under his direction, has done
much for the cause of music in the locality.
He is also director of the Hastings Pier Sum-
mer concerts.

[+] His compositions include an oratorio, The
Widow of Nain ; cantatas, Jerusalem, and a
Military Ballade, 1892; anthems, services;
Festival March for organ and voices, to the
hymn Onward Christian Soldiers ; pianoforte
pieces, etc.

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