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 1879

Adams, W.D.
Dictionary of English literature. Being a ... guide to English authors and their works ...
Revised edition
London: 1879-80


The above item has biographical information on:

  Aldrich, Henry (b. 1648 d. 1710)   divine, scholar
  Anderson, Joshua (a. 1831)   actor, singer
  Banester, Gilbert (b. 1450 d. 1490)   composer, poet
  Beale, Thomas Willert (b. 1828 d. 1894)   barister, writer
  Bishop, Anna (b. 1810 d. 1884)   bassoon, chanteur
  Bonar, Horatius (b. 1808 d. 1889)   minister, editor
  Browning, Robert (b. 1812 d. 1889)   cast, poet
  Burney, Charles (b. 1726 d. 1814)   composer, storiografo
  Busby, Thomas (b. 1755 d. 1838)   writer, musician
  Butler, Charles (b. 1560 d. 1647 a. 1636)   priest, amateur musician
  Campion, Thomas (d. 1619)   librettista, poet
  Carey, George Saville (b. 1743 d. 1807)   poet, dramatist
  Carey, Henry (b. 1689 d. 1743)   composer, dramatist
  Caryll, Ivan (b. 1861 d. 1921)   author, composer
  Cecil, Richard (b. 1748 d. 1810)   clergyman, musician
  Chappell, William (b. 1809 d. 1888)   music publisher, musical
  Crawford, Robert (d. 1733)   composer, lyricist
  Deloney, Thomas (a. 16th century active: 17th century )   ballad writer, pamphleteer
  Dibdin, Charles (b. 1745 d. 1814)   composer, poet
  Elliott, Charlotte (b. 1789 d. 1871)   psalmodist, hymnist
  Evelyn, John (b. 1620 d. 1706)   cast, civil servant
  Farnie, Henry Brougham (b. 1837 d. 1889 a. 1876)   poet, librettist
  Fountaine, Andrew (b. 1676 d. 1753)   Virtuoso
  Grove, George (b. 1820 d. 1900)   engineer, writer on music
  Hamilton, James (b. 1814 d. 1867)   minister, hymnist
  Herd, David (b. 1732 d. 1810)   collector of old Scots songs, ballad collector
  Hill, Rowland (b. 1744 d. 1833)   preacher, hymnist
  Hopkinson, Joseph (b. 1770 d. 1842)   lawyer, poet
  Hunnis, William (d. 1597 died: 1597)   poet, composer
  Ingelo, Nathaniel (b. 1621 d. 1693)   divine, musician
  Jamieson, Robert (b. 1780 d. 1844)   song compiler
  Jennings, Henry Constantine (b. 1731 d. 1919)   Virtuoso
  Kemble, Adelaide (b. 1814 d. 1879)   interprete, soprano
  Lover, Samuel (b. 1797 d. 1868)   poet-musician, writer
  Lyte, Henry Francis (b. 1793 d. 1847)   hymn writer
  Maclagan, Alexander (b. 1811 d. 1879)   poet, songwriter
  Morley, Thomas (b. 1557)   composer, editor
  Morris, Charles (b. 1745 d. 1838)   songwriter
  Nairne (b. 1766 d. 1845)   composer, hymnologist
  Robinson, Robert (b. 1735 d. 1790)   minister, hymn writer
  Sempill, Francis (b. 1616 d. 1682)   ballad writer
  Sempill, Robert (b. 1530 d. 1595)   ballad writer
  Simeon of Durham (a. 1130)   Precentor, historical compiler
  Skinner, John (b. 1721 d. 1807)   lyricist, songwriter
  Stirling, William (b. 1818 d. 1878)   historical water, Virtuoso
  Tannahill, Robert (b. 1774 d. 1810)   poet, songwriter
  Tye, Christopher (b. 1505 d. 1580)   composer, musician
  Watson, Thomas (b. 1557 d. 1592)   man of letters, poet
  Watts, Isaac (b. 1674 d. 1748)   hymn writer, miscellaneous writer
  Wesley, Charles (b. 1707 d. 1788)   divine, hymn writer

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