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Smith, John Stafford

musicologist, composer, composer, musical antiquary


born: circa 1750 Gloucester, Gloucestershire / county, England Source: 1  

baptised: 30 Mar 1750 Gloucester, Gloucestershire / county, England Source: 2  
baptised: 31 Mar 1750 Source: 3  

died: ? 21 Sep 1836 London, England Source: 1  
died: 21 Sep 1836 London, England Source: 2  
died: 00 Oct 1836 Source: 4  
died: 20 Sep 1836 London, England Source: 1  

active in church: 1802-1836 London, England Source: 2  

The Music Sack has 39 items with information about John Stafford Smith:


 1991

Bierley, Paul E.
Rehrig, William H.
The heritage encyclopedia of band music : composers and their music
Edited by Paul E. Bierley
William H. Rehrig
Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1991

Number of People : 8,916


 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


 1986

Composers and arrangers

The above item is part of :
Rogal, Samuel J.
Guide to hymn tunes of American methodism
Compiled by Samuel J. Rogal
New York: Greenwood Press, 1986
      (Series: Music Reference Collection; 7)

Number of People : 478


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1985

Matthews, Betty
The Royal Society of Musicians of Great Britain : list of members 1738-1984
London: Royal Society of Musicians, 1985

Number of People : 2,163

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1980 Source: 2

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

Number of People : 20,506


 1979 Source: 3

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

Number of People : 16,262


 1979

Kassler, Jamie Croy
The science of music in Britain, 1714-1830
A catalogue of writings, lectures and inventions. In two volumes
New York: Garland, 1979

Number of People : 527


 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


 1971

Cornwall, J. Spencer
Stories of our Mormon hymns
Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Co., 1971, 304 p.

Number of People : 265


 1970

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

Number of People : 6,183


 1968

Komponisten

p. 353 In:
Erman, Hans
Geflugelte Melodien
Tubingen: Horst Erdmann Verlag, 1968, 356 p.

Number of People : 180


 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: 1

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

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


 1883 Source: 4

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

Number of People : 3,177


 1882

Barrett, William Alex
English church composers
London: Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1882

Number of People : 56


 1879

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

Number of People : 999


 1877

Barrett, William Alex
English glee and madrigal writers. two lectures read at the London Institute on January 18th and February 15th, 1877
By William Alex Barrett
London: William Reeves, 1877, 42 p.

Number of People : 22


 1859

Allibone, S.A.
A critical dictionary of English literature & British & American authors ... from the earliest accounts to the middle of the 19th century ...
London: 1859-71, 3 vols.

Number of People : 405


 1856

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

Number of People : 87


 1853

Rose, H.J.
A new general biographical dictionary ...
London: 1853, 12 vols.

Number of People : 133


 1841

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

Number of People : 124


 1827

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

Number of People : 810


 1825

A new biographical dictionary, of ... contemporary [sic] public characters ...
London: 1825

Number of People : 25


 1816

Shoberl, F.
Watkins, John
A biographical dictionary of the living authors of Great Britain and Ireland ...
London: 1816

Number of People : 35


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