Bernard William George Rose, OBE (9 May 1916 – 21 November 1996) was variously a student at the Royal College of Music 1933-1935, organist, soldier, and composer. A graduate of St Catharine's College, Cambridge 1935-1939, studying under Hubert Middleton and Edward Joseph Dent, he started his academic career at Queen's College, Oxford 1939-1940: 1945-1957, before being appointed Informator Choristarum (organist and master of the choristers) at Magdalen College 1957-1981: Vice President of Magdalen College, Oxford, 1973-1975. Emeritus Fellow 1981-1996. He was in his later years president of the Royal College of Organists 1974-1976. His Preces and Responses, for use in the Anglican service of evensong, are still very widely performed.
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