Scholefield, Clement Cotterill

Composer

b (St Clement’s Ch) Edgbaston, nr Birmingham (Warwicks) 1839, d Godalming, Surrey 1904. The youngest son of a Birmingham MP, he attended Pocklington Grammar Sch and St John’s Coll Cambridge; BA, MA 1864, 67. Ordained in 1867, he held curacies at Hove, Sussex; S Kensington, London (briefly overlapping with A Sullivan’s spell as organist); and Chelsea, 1867–80. After 10 years as Conduct (Chaplain) of Eton Coll, he became Vicar of Holy Trinity Knightsbridge, W London, from 1890 until retirement to Godalming in 1895. Without any formal musical training, he was a good pianist and composed several songs and hymn tunes, and is remembered now chiefly for one of the latter, the widely-used music included here. No.222.

Tunes and arrangements by Scholefield, Clement Cotterill

Tune Name
St Clement