The organist and choirmaster John Scott has died suddenly. He was currently associated with Saint Thomas Church, Fifth Avenue, New York City, and previously, between 1990 and 2004, with St Paul's Cathedral.

Just recently, he returned to New York after a European tour and was taken ill. He leaves behind a former wife and their two children, and in his current marriage they were expecting their first child very shortly.

John Scott was born in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England on 18 June 1956 and he died in a New York hospital on 12 August 2015.

 

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