GABRIEL JACKSON (b 1962 )
Gabriel Jackson was born in Bermuda in 1962 and studied composition at the Royal College of Music, first in the Junior Department with Richard Blackford, and subsequently with John Lambert, graduating in 1983. He is acclaimed particularly for his choral works and his liturgical pieces are in the repertoire of many of Britain’s leading cathedral and collegiate choirs. In 2003 he won the liturgical category at the inaugural British Composer Awards and won a second award, in the choral category, in 2009. He is regularly commissioned and performed by the leading choirs of Europe and the USA and in January 2010 was appointed associate composer to the BBC Singers.