Born: May 16, 1850, Norwich, Norfolk, England.
Died: November 19, 1929, Cambridge, England.
Buried: Grantchester churchyard, South Cambridgeshire, England.
Arthur was the son of Henry James Mann and Ann Couzens Jubey, brother of Frederick Alexander Mann, and husband of Sarah Ann Rainsford (married 1874)
He was educated at New College, Oxford (MusB 1874, MusD 1882).
He was a chorister and assistant organist at Norwich Cathedral, and played the organ for short periods at St. Peter’s, Wolverhampton (1870); Tettenhall Parish Church (1871); and Beverley Minster (1875).
He then served as organist at King’s College Chapel, Cambridge (1876–1929); University Organist (1897–1929); and music master and organist at the Leys School, Cambridge (1894–1922).
In addition to composing an oratorio and a number of hymn tunes, Mann was music editor of the 1894 Church of England Hymnal.