Francis Jackson centenary celebrations

Dr Francis Jackson with two of his successors at York Minster: RCO Immediate Past President Philip Moore (far right) and current Director of Music, Robert Sharpe (far left) The Royal College of Organists marked the 100th birthday of Dr Francis Jackson CBE a couple of weeks ago with a special event in conjunction with York Minster, where Dr Jackson directed the music with great distinction for 36 years.  He was President of the Royal College of Organists from 1972 to 1974, and was appointed OBE for his services to music in 1978, followed by a CBE…

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