English choral conductor Donald Hunt was born in Gloucester in 1930. He was a chorister at Gloucester Cathedral where, aged seventeen, he became assistant organist to Herbert Sumsion.
From 1958 until 1975 he was organist and choirmaster at Leeds Parish Church, and from 1976 until 1996 he was organist and master of the choristers at Worcester Cathedral. From 1996 until 2007 he was principal of the Elgar School of Music in Worcester, and from 2007 continued as the school's music adviser.
Donald Hunt died in Worcester on 4 August 2018, aged eighty-eight.