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Ayrton, Edmund

organ, composer, musician


baptised: 19 Nov 1734 Ripon, Yorkshire / county, England Source: 1  

died: 22 May 1808 Westminster, London, England Source: 1  

active in church: 1755-1764 Southwell, Nottinghamshire / county, England Source: 1  

The Music Sack has 29 items with information about Edmund Ayrton:


 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


 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)


 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


 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


 1964

Smith, W.J.
Five centuries of Cambridge musicians 1464-1964
By W.J. Smith
Cambridge: W. Heffer, 1964, 75 p.

Number of People : 178


 1959

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


 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


 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


 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

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

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


 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


 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


 1836

A'Beckett, W. / Sir
A universal biography : ... scriptural, classical & mythological memoirs ... with accounts of ... living characters ...
London: 1836, 3 vols.

Number of People : 89


 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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