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Graham Ernest Clift

Male 1931 - 1976  (44 years)


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  • Name Graham Ernest Clift 
    Born 25 Oct 1931  Parramatta, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
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    • Graham was an Accountant by profession and an exceptionally gifted musician. He sang as a boy soprano and later as a baritone. He played the cello in the Sydney Conservatorium Orchestra and the Sydney Youth Orchestra. He did relief work for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra as well as playing the French Horn. He was conductor of the North Sydney Orchestra circa 1954.

      Mostly known for his expertise on the pipe organ and playing church music, Graham was organist at The King's School where he was a student and also a life member of The King's School Music Society. A chapel memorial prize is given to students at the school each year in his name. He was also organist at Leigh Memorial Church and All Saints Anglican Church Parramatta, St Anne's Anglican Church Ryde and St Paul's Anglican Church Castle Hill. As a young boy he was involved in music at St Jude's Anglican Church Bowral
    Death-Caus 10 Oct 1976  [1
    • cerebral hemorrhage caused by a tumour on the brain. He had been ill for the preceding six years and had suffered three strokes
    Died 10 Oct 1976  Parramatta, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Castlebrook, Rouse Hill, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I3295  Mote/McInnes
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2004 

    Last Modified 11 May 2019 
    Family ID F1395  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Castlebrook, Rouse Hill, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S129] Clift, Elisabeth, Elisabeth Jill Clift, (20 April 2000).