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Boydell, Brian
A Dublin musical calendar 1700-1760
Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1988, 320 p.


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  Abell (a. 1736)   singer
  Abell, John (b. 1653 d. 1716 a. 1679-1700)   composer, violin in the private music for the voic
  Adams, John (a. 1712)  
  Alcock (a. 1744)   Fagott
  Alcorn (a. 1727)   actor
  Alcorn   actress
  Aldrich, William   trumpeter, drummer
  Allison, Nathaniel (a. 1715)   musician
  Arne, Thomas Augustine (b. 1710 d. 1778)   composer, violin
  Arnold (a. 1712)   tuned the harpsichord for the performance of Couss
  Arrigoni, Carlo (b. 1697)   lute, suonatore
  Ashbury, Charles (a. 1684-1717)   musician
  Ashbury, Joseph (d. 1720)   deputy master of the revels in 1662
  Ashmore, Frances (a. 1771)   singer
  Aston, Anthony (a. 1730-1732)   singing actor
  Avoglio, Christina Maria (b. 1705 a. 1729-1746)   soprano
  Baildon (a. 1743)   soprano
  Baildon, Thomas (d. 1762 a. 1747)  
  Bainford (a. 1741)  
  Baker, Mary (a. 1750-1708)   dancer, singing actress
  Baldassari, Benedetto (a. 1708-1725)   castrato
  Bannister, Stephen (d. 1706)   musician
  Baptist, Rachel (a. 1750-1756)   soprano
  Barbarini (a. 1742)   dancer
  Barber (a. 1742)   singer
  Barbier (b. 1692 d. 1740 a. 1711-1729)   contralto
  Barker, Joseph (a. 1729-1732)   vicar choral
  Barnes (a. 1737)   actress
  Barre (a. 1733)   actor
  Barrington (a. 1748-1749)   singer, actor
  Barry (a. 1748)  
  Barry, Spranger (b. 1717 d. 1777)   actor, manager
  Barsanti, Francesco (b. 1690 d. 1772)   composer, musician
  Bayley (a. 1744)   singer
  Bayley, Dean (d. 1785 a. 1757)   amateur violinist, member of the music committee
  Beates (a. 1751)   singer
  Bellamont, The Earl of (a. 1757)   cello
  Bellamy (a. 1745-1748)   actor
  Betteridge, Samuel (a. 1715-1752)   organ
  Betteridge, William (d. 1751 a. 1750-1751)   organ
  Bianchi, Signior (a. 1757)   violin, viola d'amore and mandoline
  Billioni, Mons (a. 1750)   dancer
  Bird (a. 1760)   organ
  Bland (a. 1749-1752)   actress, singer
  Blind Paddy   ballad singer
  Bocchi, Lorenzo (a. 1720)   cello, composer
  Boots (a. 1757)   singer
  Boucher, Josiah (d. 1728 a. 1714)   vicar choral
  Bouchier (a. 1754)  
  Bourne (a. 1748-1749)   actor
  Brent, Charlotte (b. 1735 d. 1802)   soprano, opera singer
  Brett, William (d. 1764)   singer
  Brickenden, Charles (d. 1714)   vicar choral
  Broadway, Edward (a. 1711)   organ
  Broadway, Richard (d. 1760)   organ, composer
  Brownlow, William Rt. Hon (b. 1726 d. 1794)   harpsichord
  Buckton, Simon (a. 1695)   vicar choral
  Burn (a. 1752)   singer
  Burton, James (a. 1717)   trumpet
  Butcher (a. 1733)  
  Butler (a. 1694)   singing actress
  Butler, John (d. 1781)   singer
  Button, Simon (a. 1713)   music seller, publisher
  Candler (a. 1757)   viola
  Caporale, Andrea (b. 1700 d. 1756 a. 1735)   cello, composer
  Carolan, Turlough (b. 1670 d. 1738)   harper, composer
  Carter, Samson (b. 1740 d. 1804)   chorister, organ
  Carter, Thomas (b. 1769 d. 1800)   composer, singer
  Carter, Thomas [Charles Thomas] (b. 1740 d. 1804)   composer
  Carty, Jeremiah (d. 1750)  
  Carty, Rice (a. 1733)   musician
  Cary, Lee (a. 1757)   amateur bassoon
  Casey, John (d. 1792)   singing actor
  Castle, James (a. 1713)   state trumpeter
  Castle, Richard (d. 1751)   architect
  Castrucci, Pietro (b. 1679 d. 1752)   violin, composer
  Celotti, Giuliana (a. 1705-1714)   musician
  Chambers (a. 1758)   singing actress
  Champneys (a. 1709)   singing actor
  Chateauneuf, Marie (b. 1721)   singer, actress
  Chetwood (a. 1741-1742)  
  Chetwood, William Rufus (a. 1747)   author of history of the stage
  Christimenes, Charles (a. 1717)   state musician
  Church, John (d. 1759)   vicar
  Clagget, Charles (b. 1740 d. 1795 a. 1780-1795)   violin, inventor
  Clagget, Walter (b. 1741 d. 1798)   composer, instrumentalist
  Clarke, John (a. 1725-circa1733)   organ
  Clayton, Thomas (b. 1670 a. 1709)  
  Cleg, William (a. 1717)   state musician
  Clegg   soprano
  Clegg (a. 1743)   singer
  Cloes, Nicolas (a. 1750 active: 1754)   teacher of the pandola
  Cobb, Thomas (a. 1757)   singer
  Colgan, James (b. 1710 d. 1772)   singer, composer
  Connor (a. 1733)   flute
  Connor (a. 1757)   violin
  Conyers (a. 1752)   singing actor
  Cooke, Samuel (a. 1734)   city trumpeter or drum major
  Cooper (a. 1709)   singer
  Cooper, Simon (a. circa1700-circa1715)   organ
  Cooper, William (d. 1729 a. 1717)   kettle-drum
  Corri, Robert (a. 1754-1759)   singer, actor
  Crackenthorp (a. 1712)   singer
  Cross (a. 1755)   copyist
  Crow, Crazy (d. 1781 a. 1742)   porter to Dublin musician
  Crump (a. 1750-1753)   singer
  Cushin, John (a. 1748-1755 active: 1780)   composer, violin
  Dalton, Thomas (a. 1715-1721)   organ
  Daly, Andrew (a. 1757)   trumpeter, viola
  Dash (a. 1730)   actor
  Davey, Samuel (a. 1755)   singer
  Davies (a. 1765)   flute
  Davies, Cecilia (b. 1756 d. 1836)   soprano, vocals
  Davies, Susanna Y.   actress
  Davis (a. 1730-1751)   organ, harpsichord
  Davis (b. 1736)   harpsichord, singer
  Davis (a. 1726-1732)   singer
  Davis (a. 1730-1751)   soprano
  Davis (a. 1742-1746)   singer
  Davis, George (a. 1814)   professor of music
  Davis, John (a. 1672-1675)   vicar choral
  De Reck (a. 1734)   hautboy
  De Rheiner, Mons. (a. 1742)   singer
  Dean, W. (a. 1757)   bassoon
  Deboeck, Joseph (a. 1750-1751)   cello
  Delahoyde, Oliver (d. 1760)   violin
  Delamain, Henry (a. 1742)   dancer
  Delamain, William (a. 1732)   dancer
  Delane (a. 1742)   actor
  Delany (a. 1731-1756)  
  Demainbray, Doctor (a. 1751)  
  Donaldson, Anna Maria (a. 1745-1784)   singer, actress
  Dorset, Lionel (a. 1755)   music patron
  Dowdall, Francis (a. 1715-1723)   state musician
  Dryden (a. 1751)   organ
  Dryer   singer
  Dubourg, Matthew (b. 1703 d. 1767)   violin, music director
  Dumont, Mons. (a. 1747-1748)   dancer
  Dyer (a. 1745-1750)   singing actor
  Dyer   actress
  Echlin, John (d. 1763)   composer
  Echlin, Thomas (a. 1759)   singer
  Edkins, Revd (a. 1751-1757)  
  Ellison, Nathan (a. 1706)  
  Elrington, Francis (a. 1714-1729)  
  Elrington, Joseph (a. 1746-1754)   actor
  Elrington, Master (a. 1740-1750)  
  Elrington, Ralph (a. 1745-1757)   actor
  Este (a. 1739)  
  Etherington, Henry (a. 1704)   city musician
  Fagan (a. 1756-1757)   singer
  Fane, Neville (a. 1704)   teacher
  Farinelli (b. 1705 d. 1782 a. 1723-1725)   soprano castrato, soprano
  Farron (a. 1741)   conductor
  Finell, John (d. 1713 a. 1711)   vicar choral
  Finell, Peter (d. 1728 a. 1700-1716)   vicar choral
  Finnell, Thomas (d. 1709 a. 1689-1709)   organ
  Fitzgerald, George (a. 1733)  
  Fitzgerald, George (d. 1798 a. 1758-1789)   violin
  Fitzgerald, Peter (d. 1727)  
  Fitzgerald, William (a. 1757-1766)   violin, trumpeter
  Forbes, George (a. 1734)   city trumpeter, drum major
  Forster, James (a. 1753-1773)   french horn, orchestra librarian
  Fox, William (a. 1727)   vicar choral
  Franciscino (a. 1743)   singer, famous Italian dwarf
  Freeman, John (a. 1675)   singing actor
  Freke (a. 1757)   harpsichord
  Gardiner (a. 1752)   member of the music committee
  Gardiner, Luke (a. 1741)   Master of the revels
  Garrick, David (a. 1742)   actor
  Gema   actress
  Geminiani, Francesco (Xaverio) (b. 1687 d. 1762)   violin, composer
  Gentleman, Francis (b. 1728 d. 1784)   actor
  Gibbon (a. 1741)   box-keeper
  Gibbons (a. 1757)   trumpet
  Giffard (a. 1747)   actress
  Gillio, Jacomo (a. 1751)   pyrotechnician
  Glover (a. 1758)   singer
  Grattan, Richard (a. 1734)   city trumpeter, drum major
  Gray, Edward (a. 1713-1722)   vicar choral
  Griffith, Thomas (a. 1713-1741)   singing actor
  Grogan, Larry (a. 1754)   piper
  Guadagni, Gaetano (b. 1725 d. 1785)   cantante, cantore
  Guitar, Mons. (a. 1740)   acrobat, tumbler
  Gunan, Dominick (a. 1750-1758)   organ builder
  Gyles (a. 1738)   minstrel of the Chamber, tenor
  Hackett, Robert (d. 1733)   city musician
  Hamilton (a. 1730-1732)   actress
  Hamilton (a. 1757)   cello
  Hamilton (a. 1757)   violin
  Hamilton, A. (a. 1742)  
  Handel, George Friederic (b. 1685)   composer, compositore
  Harris, John (d. 1739 a. 1700-1739)   vicar choral
  Hart, Richard (d. 1734)   musician
  Hemplin, James (a. 1750)   musician
  Hill, Thomas (d. 1724)   vicar choral
  Hind (a. 1733-1736)   singer
  Hodge, Robert (d. 1709)   organ
  Hoey, James (a. 1730-1774)   printer, cello
  Hollister, Frederick (b. 1761)   piano maker, tuner
  Hollister, Philip (d. 1760 died: 1760)   organ builder
  Hollister, Thomas (a. 1695-1720 active: 1695-1720)   organ, keyboard instrument maker
  Hollister, William Castels (d. 1802)   organ builder, harpsichord maker
  Holt, Richard (a. 1701)   musician
  How, Thomas (a. 1734)   trumpeter and drum major
  Howard, Samuel (a. 1748-1751)   singer
  Hunt, Percival (a. 1734)   trumpeter and drum major
  Husbands (a. 1730)   actor
  Iredell (a. 1726-1737)   soprano
  Ireland, Francis (b. 1721 d. 1780)   amateur composer, violin
  Jackson, Henry (d. 1749)  
  Jackson, John (a. 1717)   state trumpeter
  Jackson, William (a. 1728)   musician
  Jackson, William (a. 1741-1758)   hautboy
  Jacob, Rowland (a. 1757)   trumpet
  Jarrett, Edmond (a. 1704)   musician
  Johnson, Benjamin (a. 1738-1768)   violin
  Johnson, James (a. 1699-1615)   musician
  Johnson, Thomas (a. 1699-1715)   musician
  Johnston (a. 1742)   state trumpeter
  Johnston, John (a. 1748)  
  Johnston, John (a. 1717)   state musician
  Jones, William (a. 1720-1728)   vicar choral
  Kelly, Thomas (a. 1753)   horn, cello
  Kenelly (a. 1757)   singer
  Kennedy (a. 1741)   actor
  Kimplin (a. 1757)   bassoon, cello
  King (a. 1755)   singing actor
  Kirby, Philip (a. 1709-1716)   vicar choral
  Knerler (a. 1747-1749)   violin
  Kountze (a. 1742)   kettle-drum
  Kusser, Johann Sigismund (b. 1657 d. 1727)   composer, Komponist
  Lacy (a. 1745-1746)   actor
  Lalauze, Mons. (a. 1729)   dancing master
  Lamb, William (d. 1758)   vicar choral, counter tenor
  Lampe, Isabella (a. 1730-1753)   singer
  Lampe, John Frederick (b. 1703 d. 1751)   composer, bassoon
  Lavieux (a. 1742)   flute
  Le Plaigne, Joseph (d. 1729)   vicar choral
  Leander (a. 1752)   horn
  Lee (a. 1709-1710)   singing actress
  Lee, James (a. 1743)  
  Lee, Samuel (d. 1776)   cast, choreographer
  Lee, William (a. 1751)  
  Leigh (a. 1709-1710)   singing actor
  Loughlin, John (a. 1753)   fireworker
  Love (a. 1755)   singing actress
  Low, Arthur (d. 1757)   Irish harp
  Lyndon (a. 1741)  
  Lynville, Charles (a. 1717)   state trumpeter
  Lyon (a. 1734)   singer
  M'Cormick, Edward (a. 1757)   celebrated performer of Carolan's Musick on the Ha
  M'Kenny, George (a. 1753-1741)   french horn
  Macfarlane, James of Dublin (a. 1742)   trumpet
  Maddox (a. 1753)   equilibrist, musical entertainer
  Magee, George (d. 1951)   organ
  Mahon, Robert (a. 1750)   singer
  Mahony (a. 1758)   Irish harp
  Maldere, Pierre (b. 1729 d. 1768)   violin, composer
  Manwaring, Bartholomew [Bar.] [Barty] (d. 1758)   violin
  Manwaring, William (d. 1763)   music publisher, book seller
  Marella, Giovanni Battista (a. 1750-1754 active: 1753-1763)   guitar, composer
  Marsden, Ralph (a. 1708)   musician
  Master (a. 1754)   trumpet
  Maxwell (a. 1746)   musician
  Mayfield (a. 1744)  
  McLean (a. 1746-1747)   actor
  McNeil, Gordon (a. 1752)   composer of dance musice, dancing master
  McNeill (a. 1760)   singer
  Mead (a. 1755)   singing actress
  Mead, Robert (a. 1709)   drum Major
  Meake, William (a. 1727)   musician
  Meakin, William (a. 1735)   musician
  Meakins, Robert (a. 1750)   violin
  Mechlin (a. 1748-1750)   singer
  Monk (a. 1757)   singer
  Moreau (a. 1736-1751)   dancer
  Moreau, Mons. (a. 1736-1751)   dancer
  Morgan (a. 1733)   office keeper at theater
  Mornington, Garret Colley Wesley (b. 1735 d. 1781)   composer
  Morris, John (a. 1745-1751)   singing actor
  Morris, P. (a. 1747-1748)   dancer
  Mot, Master (a. 1731)   singer
  Mountain, Henry (d. 1794 a. 1784-1790)   violin, music seller
  Mozeen (a. 1748-1750)   soprano
  Mr Charles the Hungarian (a. 1742)   horn, clarinet
  Murphy (a. 18th century )   singer
  Murphy, David (b. 1670 d. 1740)   harper, composer
  Mynitt (a. 1747-1749)   actor
  Mynitt (a. 1747-1749)   actress
  Mynitt, Master (d. 1756)   flute
  Nailor (a. 1735)  
  Neal, John (a. 1732)   hautboy, German flute
  Neale, William (d. 1769)   music publisher, instrument maker
  Negri, Maria Caterina (b. 1705 d. 1744 a. 1720-1744)   contralto, cantante
  Nichols (a. 1757)   harpsichord
  Nimmo (a. 1737)   prompter
  Norris (a. 1730)   actor
  O'Hara (a. 1757)   singer
  O'Hara, Kane (b. 1711 d. 1782)   composer, arranger of music for the stage
  O'Keeffe, John (b. 1747 d. 1839)   writer on music
  O'Neill, Arthur (b. 1737 d. 1816)   harp
  Oats (a. 1745)   actor
  Ollffe, Edward (a. 1733)   impresario
  Orfeur (b. 1730 d. 1774 a. 1747-1749)   actress
  Osbore, Arthur Sampson (b. 1738 d. 1759)   organ
  Oswald (a. 1747)  
  Owens, William (a. 1755)   Welsh harp
  Page (a. 1734)  
  Paget (a. 1730)   actor
  Palma, Catherina (a. 1740)   singer
  Palmer (a. 1760)   singer
  Parker (a. 1734)  
  Parker (a. 1734)  
  Parkinson, James (a. 1750-1753)   fireworker
  Pasquali, Junior (a. 1749)   stage mechanic
  Pasqualini (a. 1736-1746 active: 1745)   cello
  Pasqualino (a. 1742-1744)   actress
  Percival, Philip (a. 1716-1725)   viola, composer
  Perkins (a. 1754)   hautboy
  Phipps, John (d. 1758 died: 1759)   singer, vicar choral
  Pilkington, John Carteret "Master" (a. 1743)   singer
  Pinto, Thomas (b. 1714 d. 1783)   violin
  Pitt (a. 1747-1748)   actress
  Pla, The Signor Plas (a. 1755)  
  Plunkett, Catherine (b. 1725)   violin
  Poekrich, Richard (b. 1695 d. 1759)   introduced the musical glasses to Dublin
  Poitier (a. 1758-1759)   dancer
  Ponsonby, John (a. 1757-1759)   speaker of the House of Commons
  Pritchard (a. 1748)   singer
  Pye (a. 1754)   singing actress
  Quin (a. 1757)   harpsichord
  Quin, James (a. 1741)   actor
  Raffa (a. 1733)   soprano
  Reed, Hugh (a. 1723-1725)   musician
  Reilly, James (a. 1759)   vicar choral
  Reynolds (a. 1732-1742)   actor
  Reynolds (a. 1732-1742)   singing actress
  Reynolds, Anne (a. 1749-1754)  
  Rippingham, Henry Wilson (a. 1758-1764)   singer
  Rochford, John (a. 1743-1745)  
  Rogers, George (a. 1708-1718)   vicar choral
  Rosco (a. 1726)   actor
  Rosco (a. 1759)   singing actress
  Roseingrave, Daniel (b. 1685 d. 1724)   organ, composer
  Roseingrave, Daniel (b. 1665 d. 1727)   organ, composer
  Roseingrave, Thomas (b. 1688 d. 1766)   organ, composer
  Ross, David (a. 1748-1751)   singing actor
  Ross, William (a. 1751)   opened Mount Stanhope Gardens in Black-horse Lane
  Routs (a. 1749)   drummer
  Sampson, Arthur (b. 1739 d. 1759)   organ
  Scarlatti, Rosalina (a. 1690)  
  Seafort, Frederick (a. 1753-1784)   hautboy, violin
  Seedo (a. 1732)   composer, arranger
  Sheffer (a. 1750)   trumpet
  Sheridan, Thomas (a. 1746)   composer
  Sheridan, Thomas (b. 1719 d. 1788)   actor, manager
  Shewell (a. 1742)  
  Sibilla (d. 1766 a. 1743)   soprano
  Sigismund, John (d. 1727)   master of the King's band in 1710
  Sims (a. 1726)   actor
  Skeggs (a. 1755)   musician
  Slingsby, John (a. 1758)   violin
  Sloan, John (a. 1706-1725)   teacher of music and dancing
  Smith, John (a. 1735)   singer
  Smith, John (a. 1733-1750)   organ
  Sparks (a. 1748-1757)   singing actor
  Spencer (a. 1756-1757)   singer
  Sterling, Ms. (a. 1732)   soprano
  Stevens, George Alexander (a. 1751)   actor, poet
  Stewart, John   formerly a wine-merchant
  Stokes   bassoon, oboe
  Stone, John (a. 1724-1725)  
  Stoppelaer (a. 1740)   actor, singer
  Storace, Stephen (b. 1725 d. 1781)   double bass, musicisti
  Storer, Elizabeth (a. 1742)   singer
  Stradiotti, Signiora (a. 1725)   singer
  Sullivan, Daniel (d. 1764)   counter tenor
  Swift, Jonathan (a. 1713-1742)   dean of St. Patrick's cathedral
  Swords, Henry (d. 1713)   vicar choral
  Talbot (a. 1748)   soprano
  Taverner, William (a. 1725-1775)   vicar choral
  Taylor, Charles (b. 1660 d. 1743)   vicar choral
  Taylor, Robert (a. 1714-1715)   member of the city music
  Taylor, William (a. 1720-1723)   member of the city music
  Thomond, Burke (a. 1740)   trumpeter, flute
  Tobin, James   treasurer of the Bull's Head Charitable Musical So
  Tracy (a. 1752-1754)   actor
  Truelove, James (a. 1717)   trumpeter, state musician
  Tullamore (a. 1747-1749)  
  Twistleton, Edward (a. 1692)   musician
  Vanderbank, James (a. 1716-1717)   actor, singer
  Vandersluys, Madam (a. 1750)   actress, singer
  Vaughan, John (a. 1750)   fireworker
  Verselle (a. 1751)  
  Victor, Benjamin (a. 1754-1776)   poet laureate of Ireland, theater manager
  Vincent (b. 1720 d. 1783 a. 1748)   actress
  Violante (a. 1729)   dancer, acrobat
  Wade, George (a. 1723-1757)   horn
  Wagthorne, John (a. 1732)   vicar choral
  Walker (a. 1742)  
  Walsh, George (d. 1765 a. 1743-1761)   organ, teacher
  Walter (a. 1745-1747)   actress
  Wangle, George (a. 1714)   musician
  Ward (a. 1741)   actor
  Ward, Joseph (a. 1738-1746)   counter tenor
  Warren, Richard (d. 1724 a. 1698)   vicar choral
  Wensel (a. 1753)   french horn
  Wesley, Richard Colley (d. 1758)  
  Whelan, John (a. 1749-1754)   musician
  Whiteman (a. 1754)   hautboy, violin
  Whyte, Lawrens (a. 1752)   poet
  Wilder (a. 1759)   singer, actress
  Wilder (a. 1756-1759)   singing actress
  Wilder (a. 1757)   singer
  Wilkinson, Joseph (d. 1725 a. 1696)   vicar choral
  Williams, Edward (a. 1718)   vicar choral
  Williamson, Archibald (a. 1738)   musician
  Willthorp, James (d. 1731 a. 1724)   vicar choral
  Wilson (a. 1757)   singer
  Wilson, Robert (a. 1725-1758)   organ blower
  Winch, Christopher (a. 1739-1755 active: 1741-1742)   french horn
  Winchill (a. 1757)   horn
  Woder, Francis (a. 1717)   stage musician
  Woder, John (a. 1741-1750)   violin
  Woffington, John (d. 1758 died: 1759 a. 1720-?1758)   organ
  Woffington, Margaret (b. 1714 d. 1760)   actress
  Woffington, Robert (d. 1820 a. 1800-1813)   organ, organ builder
  Woffington, Robert (d. 1749 died: 1750 a. 1720-1750)   organ
  Wood, Robert (a. 1750s)   director of the state music
  Woodward, Henry (a. 1759)   director of state music
  Worrall, John (a. 1695-1748)   vicar choral
  Worsdale, James (a. 1741-1744)   singer, actor
  Wright (a. 1744)   singer, actor
  Wright (a. 1733)   treasurer of Rainsford-St theater
  Wrightson (a. 1741)  
  Ximenes, Charles (a. 1705)   composer
  Ximenes, John   organ
  Young, Cecilia (b. 1711 d. 1789)   soprano
  Young, Charles (a. 1700-1720)   organ
  Young, Charles  
  Young, Elizabeth (a. 1756-1765)   soprano
  Young, Esther (a. 1739-1762)   contralto
  Young, Isabella (a. 1730-1753)   soprano
  Young, Isabella (d. 1791)   contralto or mezzo-soprano

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