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Alcock, John

organ, composer, musician


born: 11 Apr 1715 London, England Source: 1  

born: 11 Apr 1715 London, England Source: 2,3  
born: 11 Apr 1715 London, England Source: 4  

died: 23 Feb 1806 Lichfield, Staffordshire / county, England Source: 1  
died: 00 Mar 1806 Lichfield, Staffordshire / county, England Source: 2,3  
died: 00 Mar 1806 Close, Lichfield, Staffordshire / county, England Source: 4  

active in church: 1750-1765 Lichfield, Staffordshire / county, England Source: 1  

The Music Sack has 38 items with information about John Alcock:


 1991

Shaw, Harold Watkins
The succession of organists of the Chapel Royal and the cathedrals of England and Wales from c1538
Also of the organists of the collegiate churches of Westminster and Windsor, certain academic choral foundations, and the cathedrals of Armagh and Dublin
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1991

Number of People : 902


 1983

Annotated index of organists and unsuccessful candidates with biographical notes drawn form original sources

Part three In:
Dawe, Donovan
Organists of the City of London
A record of one thousand organists with an annotated index
By Donovan Daw
London: Donovan Dawe, 1983

Number of People : 950


 1980 Source: 1

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1979

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1977

Hayden, Andrew
British hymn writers and composers
A check-list
Croydon, England: Hymn Society of Great Britain & Ireland, 1977

Number of People : 2,118


 1974

Wienandt, Elwyn A.
Opinions on church music
Waco, Texas: Markham Press Fund of Baylor University Press, 1974

Number of People : 40


 1970

Honneger, Marc
Dictionnaire de la musique
Publie sous la direction de Marc Honneger
Paris: Bordas, 1970-76

Number of People : 6,183


 1965

Zenei lexikon
Budapest: Zenemukiado Vallalat, 1965

Number of People : 4,351


 1964

[no biographical article]

The above item is part of :
Smith, Carleton Sprague
Sprague-Smith, Carleton
Wolfe, Richard J.
Secular music in America 1801-1825
A bibliography by Richard J. Wolfe
Introduction by Carleton Sprague Smith
New York: New York Public Library, 1964

Number of People : 330


 1959 Source: 4

Eitner, Robert
Biographisch-bibliographisches Quellen-Lexikon der Musiker und Musikgelehrten
Christlicher Zeitrechnung bis Mitte des neunzehnten Jahrhunderts
Graz: Akademische Druck- u. Verlaganstalt, 1959

Number of People : 26,838


 1941

Bio-bibliographical index of musicians in the United States of America since colonial times
Prepared by the District of Columbia Historical Records Survey Division of Community Service Programs Works project Administration
Washington, DC: 1941, 439 p.

Number of People : 10,576


 1940

Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Fourth edition revised and enlarged
New York: G. Schirmer, 1940

Number of People : 6,835


 1937

Schmidl, Carlo
Dizionario universale dei musicisti
Milan: Sonzogno, 1937, 2V p.

Number of People : 11,317


 1936

Frank, Paul
Altmann, Wilhelm
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon : fur Musiker und Freunde der Musik
Begrundet von Paul Frank
Neu bearbeitet und erganzt von Wilhelm Altmann
Regensburg: Gustave Bosse, 1936, 730 p.

Number of People : 17,230


 1924

Bekker, Leander Jan de
Black's dictionary of music & musicians ... from earliest times to 1924 ...
London: 1924

Number of People : 1,435


 1921

West, John Ebenezer
Cathedral organists past and present.
A record of the succession of organists of the cathdrals, chapels royal, and principal collegiate churches of the United Kingdom, from about the period of the Reformation until the present day.
With biographical notes, extracts from the chapter books, anecdotes, &c.
London: Novello, 1921, 141 p.

Number of People : 634


 1919

Remy, Alfred
Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Third edition
Revised and enlarged by Alfred Remy, M.A.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1919, 1094 p.

Number of People : 7,067


 1900

Grove, George / Sir
A dictionary of music and musicians
London: MacMillan, 1900

Number of People : 443


 1900

Baker, Theodore
Biographical dictionary of musicians
Compiled and edited by Theodore Baker, Ph.D.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1900, 653 p.

Number of People : 5,682

More Details : (1 Section)


 1897

Stratton, Stephen Samuel
Brown, James D.
British musical biography.
A dictionary of musical artists, authors and composers born in Britain and its colonies.
By James D. Brown and Stephen S. Stratton
Birmingham: S.S. Stratton, 1897, 462 p.

Number of People : 4,164


 1896

Baptie, David
Sketches of the English glee composers, historical, biographical and critical
(from about 1735-1866)
London: William Reeves, 1896, 235 p.

Number of People : 243


 1891

Bumpus, John S.
The organists & composers of St. Paul's cathedral
By John S. Bumpus
London: Bowden, Hudson, 1891, 272 p.

Number of People : 159


 1891

Love, James
Scottish church music : its composers and sources
Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1891

Number of People : 387

More Details : (1 Section)


 1888

Champlin, J.D.
Cyclopedia of music and musicians ...
New York: 1888-90, 3 vols.

Number of People : 596


 1887

Baptie, David
A handbook of musical biography ...
2nd ed.
London: 1887

Number of People : 1,274


 1886 Source: 2

Brown, James Duff
Biographical dictionary of musicians.
With a bibliography of English writings on music
Paisley, Scotland: A. Gardner, 1886, 637 p.

Number of People : 4,300


 1883

Baptie, David
A handbook of musical biography
London: W. Morley, 1883, 256 p.

Number of People : 3,177


 1879

Grove, George / Sir
Dictionary of music and musicians ...
London: 1879-99, 4 vols. Note
       Note: Of various editions

Number of People : 999


 1875 Source: 3

Fetis, Francois-Joseph
Biographie universelle des musiciens : et bibliographie generale de la musique.
Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1875-83

Number of People : 5,657


 1867

Cassell's biographical dictionary ...
London: [1867-69]

Number of People : 134


 1857

Waller, J.F.
The imperial dictionary of universal biography ...
London: 1857-63, 16 vols.

Number of People : 180


 1856

Knight, C.
Biography ...
London: 1856-72, 7 vols.
      (Series: The English Cyclopaedia; Division III)

Number of People : 87


 1842

Long, G.
The biographical dictionary of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge ...
London: 1842-44, 4 vols. Note
       Note: No more published

Number of People : 24


 1841

Gorton, J.
A general biographical dictionary ...
New ed.
London: 1841, 3 vols.

Number of People : 124


 1834

Bingley, William
Musical biography : or, memoirs of the lives and writings of the most eminent musical composers and writers, who have flourished in the different countries of Europe during the last three centuries
London: R. Bentley, 1834, 395 p.

Number of People : 463


 1834

Bingley, William
Musical biography : or Memoirs of ... musical composers & writers ... of Europe during the last three centuries ...
2nd ed.
London: 1834, 2 vols.

Number of People : 198


 1827

A dictionary of musicians ...
2nd ed.
London: 1827, 2 vols.

Number of People : 810


 1825

Sainsbury, John S.
A dictionary of musicians. From the earliest ages to the present time. Comprising the most important biographical contents of the works of Gerber, Choron, and Fayolle Count Orloff, Dr. Burney, Sir John Hawkins, &c, &c, together with upwards of a hundred original memoirs of the most eminent living musicians
Edited by John S. Sainsbury
Printed for Sainsbury and Co., 1825, 2V p.

Number of People : 724


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