Paul Sartin Death | Obituary | Dead | Died | Funeral Plans – We heard about the great loss, that Paul Sartin is no more and has passed away. We are made to know about this on September 15, 2022.
Paul Sartin is an English singer, instrumentalist, composer and arranger, specializing in oboe and violin. He is best known for his work with the folk band Bellowhead, but has also worked with the trio Faustus and the folk/comedy duo Belshazzar’s Feast.
Sardin grew up in Willesden, London. He was tutored at Anson Elementary, Highgate School, then transferred to Purcell School for Young Musicians and again at Brent Music Services. During school and university, he played the oboe for a musical theatre company called Gloria and the English National Opera’s Baylis project. He then accepted a choral scholarship to Magdalen College, Oxford, where he went 2-1 in music.
After leaving Oxford, Sardin worked as a lay clerk at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, for five years. During this time he received a diploma from the Royal Academy of Music and was invited to join the band Life Of Reilly, which at the time also included his future partner Paul Hutchinson. In 1995, they left the duo to form the duo Belshazzar’s Feast. The duo began performing for ceilidhs and ballroom dancing, but developed a reputation for concert repertoire and musical comedy.
In 1998 he co-founded the folk band Dr. with Tim van Eyken, Benji Kirkpatrick and Robert Harbron. Faust intended to play English folk music. The band was involved with the Superact and Live Music Now charities and produced two albums – The First Cut and Wager – before disbanding in 2005.
He was a singing teacher at St Edward’s School, Oxford in 1999, and in 2000 began as assistant lay secretary in the Winchester Cathedral Choir and began conducting the Andover Museum Loft Singer, a non-audit in Andover, Hampshire community choir. 2001.