Jonathan Battishill

Jonathan Battishill

  • Born
    May 1738
  • Died
    10th December 1801
  • Birthplace
    London, England
Jonathan Battishill was an English composer, keyboard player, and concert tenor. He began his career as a composer writing theatre music but later devoted himself to working as an organist and composer for the Church of England. He is considered one of the outstanding 18th century English composers of church music and is best remembered today for his seven-part anthem Call to Remembrance, which has long survived in the repertoires of cathedral choirs.

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