English musician and composer known for his five books of glees, which included By Celia's Arbour, and O, Nightingale. He is perhaps best known, though, for his hymn, There is a green hill far away.
He was the organist at a chapel and an asylum for female orphans and also became the assistant to composer
He was a founder of the Philharmonic Society of London (later the Royal Philharmonic Society).
He was married to Elizabeth Hutchins Callcott, the daughter of his mentor.
He was a contemporary of Felix Mendelssohn.