Charles Ambrose

Charles Ambrose. Organist, teacher, b England 1791, d Hamilton, Ont 17 Feb 1856. After serving as organist at Chelmsford Cathedral in England, he emigrated to Canada in 1837 and settled on a farm near Guelph, Ont. In 1845 he became organist-choirmaster at Christ Church Cathedral in Hamilton.

Ambrose, Charles

Charles Ambrose. Organist, teacher, b England 1791, d Hamilton, Ont 17 Feb 1856. After serving as organist at Chelmsford Cathedral in England, he emigrated to Canada in 1837 and settled on a farm near Guelph, Ont. In 1845 he became organist-choirmaster at Christ Church Cathedral in Hamilton. He also taught piano and organ there. He was the composer of Three Grand Sonatas for piano (Royal Harmonic Institution 1825; microfilm copies at NL of C).

See also Robert (Steele) Ambrose (his son), and Paul Ambrose (his grandson).