- Edward Higginbottom
(b Beauvais, bapt.Nov 23, 1674; d Laon, Oct 2, 1751). French organist and composer. He was organist of the collegiate church of Saint Quentin from 1703 to 1710, and then of Laon Cathedral until 1719 when, weary of the chapter’s insistence on the letter of his contract, he gave up his career as a professional musician and became a civil servant. His only extant work is a ...