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Goss, Sir Johnlocked

  • W.H. Husk
  •  and Bruce Carr


(b Fareham, Hants., Dec 27, 1800; d London, May 10, 1880). English organist, composer and teacher. He was the son of Joseph Goss, organist of Fareham. In 1811 he became one of the children of the Chapel Royal under John Stafford Smith, and on leaving the choir became a pupil of Attwood. After a short period as a tenor in the chorus at Covent Garden, he became organist of Stockwell Chapel in ...

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Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 1885-1901, suppls., 1901-96)
London, British Library
Musical Times