Noel Rawsthorne (24 December 1929 – 28 January 2019) was a British organist and composer.
He was a pupil of Fernando Germani in Italy and Harold Dawber at the Royal Manchester College. He became Organist of Liverpool Cathedral from 1955 to 1980. While there, he composed many original choral works, such as the Festive Eucharist (1978) which is still sung regularly by churches across the Anglican Diocese of Liverpool. Until 1993, Rawsthorne was Senior Lecturer in Music at (formerly) S. Katharine's College,…
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