John Goss Death Cause and Date

John Goss’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) December 27, 1800

Death Date May 10, 1880

Age of Death 79 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Composer

The composer John Goss died at the age of 79. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

English composer known for “Praise my Soul, the King of Heaven” and “See, Amid the Winter’s Snow,” both hymns. He was said to be among the last English composers to focus exclusively on ecclesiastical music.

He married Lucy Emma Nerd in 1821, to whom he dedicated “Wert Thou Like Me,” a romantic song with lyrics by Walter Scott.