Lindsay Lafford
St. Louis, 1947

Dr. Lindsay A. Lafford,
Lord of Ridley

L.H.D, F.R.C.O.(CHM), F.T.C.L., F.A.G.O.,
L.R.A.M., A.R.C.M., M.R.S.T., A.S.C.A.P.
Lafford Family

An Impressive Pedant of Laffords Spread 'Round the World

Geneva, New York

Music and Composition

Lordly Transport

Interesting Links




Ridley Lordship

1912 – 2014
Lindsay Arthur Lafford, aged 101 years and 5 months, passed peacefully the morning of April 5th, 2014 after a brief illness. He was at his home of the last 20 years, Friendship Village of Tempe, Arizona and was surrounded by his family. Until his illness, he was playing organ for Sunday services, arranging pieces for the brass and piano trio in which he played, and preparing compositions for performance and publication.

A memorial service was held April 10, 2014 in Skirm Auditorium, Friendship Village, Tempe, AZ, attended by his family and friends, celebrating Lindsay, his life and his music.

Lindsay Lafford at Hereford Cathedral
Hereford Cathedral, 2005
In Memoriam
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to the
Lindsay Lafford Endowed Music Fund to benefit the Department of Music, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, NY.
This link takes you to the HWS form, on which you would designate
Other: Lindsay Lafford Endowed Music Fund

Thank you.

Music 101
An Audio Survey of Lindsay Lafford's Choral History at Hobart & William Smith Colleges
1948 2000.
24 Tracks of transcribed recordings from
52 years of choral events with the Schola Cantorum and St. John's Chapel Choir.

Paraclete Press of Cape Cod, Massuchusetts, has seven of Lindsay's compositions in publication:
— A Little Suite for Organ
— Fughetta on a Soggetto Cavato in 4 voices for organ
— Postlude on the Hymn "Lift High the Cross"
— O God Our Help in Ages Past: Fanfare, Recitative and Hymn
— Organ Prelude on Amazing Grace
— Sonata No. 2 for Organ
— Arrangement: In the Bleak Midwinter (G.Holst)