Hodges, Edward, English organist and composer; b. Bristol, July 20, 1796; d. Clifton, Sept. 1, 1867. He was an organist at Bristol, and received his Mus.Doc. at Cambridge (1825). In 1838 he went to North America, where he became an organist in Toronto and then in N.Y. (1839). He returned to England in 1863. His daughter, Faustina Hasse Hodges (b. near Malmesbury, Aug. 7, 1823; d. Philadelphia, Feb. 4, 1895), was also an organist in the U.S. She composed songs and instrumental pieces and publ, a biography of her father (N.Y., 1896). His son, Rev. J(ohn) Sebastian B(ach) Hodges (b. Bristol, 1830; d. Baltimore, May 1, 1915), an accomplished organist, composed many anthems and services.
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