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Alan Warren (priest) Wikipedia
Alan Christopher Warren (born 27 June 1932) was an Anglican priest and author, in the second half of the 20th century.
He was educated at Dulwich College and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge and ordained in 1957. During his time at Cambridge he was a choral scholar and was a violinist and violist in the Footlights and then in the Plymouth and Leicester Symphony orchestras. He later conducted several choirs and composed choral and chamber music. He was an M.C.C. cricketer and in 1968 he had brief appearances for the Leicestershire 2nd XI cricket club in the Second XI Championship. and played for Hunstanton and Leicestershire Golf Clubs. He began his career with curacies at St Paul’s, Margate and St Andrew, Plymouth. After this he was Chaplain of Kelly College, Tavistock then Vicar of Holy Apostles, Leicester. From 1972 to 1978 he was a Canon of Coventry Cathedral and Coventry Diocesan Missioner when he became Provost of Leicester Cathedral, a post he held for 14 years, serving also on the General Synod of the Church of England and on the Cathedral Statutes Commission. In 1991 he succeeded the former England cricketer Trevor Bailey as President of the Alleyn Club. Since his retirement to West Norfolk in 1992 he has preached widely and founded the Brancaster Music Festival in 2000.