Bishop Guli's tribute as composer Sir John Rutter is knighted

15/06/2024

Sir John Rutter, the composer, who has been knighted

The Bishop of Chelmsford, Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani, has paid tribute to the composer Sir John Rutter who has been knighted in the King's Birthday Honours List.

Bishop Guli said: "Warmest congratulations to John Rutter on being awarded a knighthood in The King’s Birthday Honours.

"His enormous contribution to sacred choral music as a composer, arranger, editor and conductor over half a century has been a huge blessing and has enriched our worship."

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