(1958 - )
Howard Goodall is a composer of choral music, stage musicals, film and TV scores including The Vicar of Dibley, Red Dwarf and Mr. Bean. His settings of Psalm 23 and Love Divine are amongst the most performed of all contemporary choral works. Recent major works which are performed throughout the world include Invictus : A Passion, Eternal Light : A Requiem and Every Purpose Under the Heaven: The King James Bible Oratorio. An award winning broadcaster and energetic campaigner for music education in schools and the community, he was appointed England’s first ever National Ambassador for Singing.
News & Reviews
'Every Purpose Under the Heaven' is a new 45-minute oratorio by Howard Goodall, commissioned to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, and to be premiered in Westminster Abbey on 13 November. Read more
Faber Music is thrilled to congratulate Howard Goodall on his CBE awarded in the New Year Honour's List 2011, given in recognition of his capacity as National Ambassador for Singing, for services to Music Education. Read more