Benjamin Rogers


English musician and organist. Son of lay-clerk of St George's Chapel (Windsor). Chorister at St George's Chapel (Windsor) under Nathaniel Giles in the 1620s. Organist of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin 1639-41. Returned to Windsor in the 1640s and 50s.'Hymnus Eucharisticus' for Guildhall Banquet for Charles II July 5th, 1660. Assistant organist to Dr. William Child of St George's Chapel (Windsor) 1660. Organist of Eton College 1661-64. Lay-clerk at St George's Chapel (Windsor) 1662. Organist of Magdalen College (Oxford) 1664-85.

VIIA: Henry Purcell and his Contemporaries