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 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.


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  Abell, John (b. 1653 d. 1716 a. 1679-1700)   composer, violin in the private music for the voic
  Aldrich, Henry (b. 1648 d. 1710)   divine, scholar
  Alison, Richard (a. 1592-1606)   composer, professor
  Allen, Henry (b. 1748 d. 1784)   preacher, writer
  Allibond, John (b. 1597 d. 1658)   schoolmaster, music lecturer
  Anderson, William (b. 1799 d. 1873)   clergyman, writer
  Arne, Thomas Augustine (b. 1710 d. 1778)   composer, violin
  Arnold, Samuel (b. 1740 d. 1802)   composer, organ
  Atterbury, Luffman (b. 1740 d. 1796 a. 18th century )   composer, musician
  Avison, Charles (b. 1710 d. 1770)   composer, conductor
  Balmanno, Mary (a. 1855)   artist, poetess
  Baltzar, Thomas (b. 1630 d. 1663)   violin, composer
  Bamfylde, John Codrington Warwick (b. 1754 d. 1796)   writer on music
  Banester, Gilbert (b. 1450 d. 1490)   composer, poet
  Banister, John (b. 1625 d. 1679)   composer, violin
  Barker, Laura Wilson (b. 1819 d. 1905)   violin, composer
  Barton, William (b. 1598 d. 1678)   hymnologist
  Bates, Joah (b. 1740 d. 1799)   civil servant, organ
  Bateson, Thomas (b. 1580 d. 1620)   organ, composer
  Battishill, Jonathan (b. 1738 d. 1801)   organ, composer
  Baxter, John Alexander (a. 1835-1840)   clergyman, historian
  Beddome, Benjamin (b. 1717 d. 1795)   clergyman, hymn writer
  Bell, Jane Cross (b. 1811 d. 1886)   hymn writer
  Bennet, John (a. 1600)   musician, composer
  Benoit de Sainte Maur (a. 1180)   troubadour
  Bevin, Elway (b. 1554 d. 1639)   composer, theorist
  Bishop, Henry Rowley (b. 1786 d. 1855)   composer
  Bishop, John (a. 1840)   composer
  Blewitt, Jonathan (b. 1782 d. 1853)   organ, conductor
  Blow, John (b. 1649 d. 1708)   child of the Chapel, composer
  Bonar, Horatius (b. 1808 d. 1889)   minister, editor
  Boyce, William  
  Browne, Simon (b. 1680 d. 1732)   Pastor, author
  Browning, Robert (b. 1812 d. 1889)   cast, poet
  Bryskett, Lodowick [Lewis] (a. 1571-1611)   translator, Elegist
  Buddicom, Robert Pedder (b. 1770 d. 1846)   clergyman, writer
  Bunting, Edward (b. 1773 d. 1843)   collector of Irish folk songs, organ
  Burney, Charles (b. 1726 d. 1814)   composer, storiografo
  Burrowes, John Freckleton (b. 1787 d. 1852)   writer, composer
  Burrowes, Robert (b. 1756 d. 1841)   DEAN~, sermonist
  Busby, Thomas (b. 1755 d. 1838)   writer, musician
  Butler, Charles (b. 1560 d. 1647 a. 1636)   priest, amateur musician
  Byrd, William (b. 1538 d. 1623)  
  Callcott, John Wall (b. 1766 d. 1821)   composer, theorist
  Callcott, Maria Hutchins (b. 1799 d. 1959)   musician, miscellaneous writer
  Campion, Thomas (d. 1619)   librettista, poet
  Carey, George Saville (b. 1743 d. 1807)   poet, dramatist
  Carey, Henry (b. 1689 d. 1743)   composer, dramatist
  Carter, Thomas [Charles Thomas] (b. 1740 d. 1804)   composer
  Catley, Anne (b. 1745 d. 1789)   soprano
  Cecil, Richard (b. 1748 d. 1810)   clergyman, musician
  Chapman, Richard (b. 1819 d. 1861 a. 1833)   organ builder, writer on music
  Chetham, John (b. 1700 d. 1746)   psalmodist, clergyman
  Chichester, William (b. 1813 d. 1883)   composer
  Child, William (b. 1606 d. 1697)   composer, organ
  Clarke, Jeremiah (b. 1674 d. 1707)   composer, organ
  Clifford, James (b. 1622 d. 1698)   divine, musician
  Cocks   writer on music
  Cooke, Benjamin (b. 1734 d. 1793)   organ, composer
  Corbet, Robert (b. 1810 d. 1881)   hymnist
  Cosbie, Arnold (a. 1590)   Murderer, Elegist
  Crawford, Robert (d. 1733)   composer, lyricist
  Creightan, Robert (b. 1639 d. 1734)   Precentor
  Croft, William (b. 1677 d. 1727)   musician
  Crotch, William (b. 1775 d. 1847)   composer, organ
  Dakins, William Whitfield (a. 1798-1810)   Precentor, writer
  Daniel, John (a. 1605-1625)   musician
  Davidson, Thomas (b. 1615 a. 1640)   editor, teacher
  Davy, John (b. 1763 d. 1824)   composer
  Dawson, Charles (a. 1840)   writer on music
  Deloney, Thomas (a. 16th century active: 17th century )   ballad writer, pamphleteer
  Denny, Edward (b. 1796 d. 1889)   poet, hymnist
  Dering, Richard (b. 1580 d. 1630)   composer, organista
  Dibdin, Charles (b. 1745 d. 1814)   composer, poet
  Dowland, John (b. 1563 d. ?)   composer, lutenist
  Dowland, Robert (b. 1591 d. 1641)   editor, composer
  Dufferin, Helen Selina (b. 1807 d. 1867)   composer
  Dupuis, Thomas Sanders [Saunders] (b. 1730 d. 1796)   composer, organ
  Earsden, John (a. 1618)   composer, musician
  East, Michael (b. 1580 d. 1648)   composer
  Eastcott, Richard (b. 1740 d. 1828)   writer, musician
  Ebers, John (b. 1785 d. 1830)   operatic manager, book seller
  Eccles, John (b. 1668 d. 1735)   composer
  Elderton, William (d. 1592)   ballad writer, attorney
  Elliotson, John (b. 1791 d. 1868)   physician, Mesaerist
  Engel, Carl (b. 1818 d. 1882)   organologist, musicologist
  Esdaile, James (b. 1808 d. 1859)   surgeon, Mesaerist
  Este, John (a. 1607)   lyra viol, composer
  Evelyn, John (b. 1620 d. 1706)   cast, civil servant
  Farmer, John (a. 1591-1601)   madrigalist, composer
  Farnaby, Giles (b. 1563 d. 1646)   composer
  Farrant, Richard (a. 1564-1580)   composer
  Filmer, Edward (b. 1589 d. 1650 a. 1629)   editor, composer
  Fisher, David (b. 1761 d. 1832)   theater manager, singer
  Ford, Ann [aft. Thicknesse] (b. 1737 d. 1824)   Authoress, musician
  Ford, David Everard (b. 1797 d. 1875)   composer, organ
  Ford, Thomas (d. 1648)   composer
  Fortescue, Eleanor (d. 1847)   hymnist
  Fountaine, Andrew (b. 1676 d. 1753)   Virtuoso
  Gaimar, Geoffrey (a. 1140)   minstrel, author
  Gardiner, William (b. 1770 d. 1853)   hosiery manufacturer, writer on music
  Gibbons, Christopher (b. 1615 d. 1676)   organ, composer
  Gibbons, Ellis (b. 1573 d. 1603)   composer
  Graham, George Farquhar (b. 1789 d. 1867)   musician, composer
  Gray, Charles (b. 1782 d. 1851)   musical poet, naval captain
  Greatorex, Thomas (b. 1758 d. 1831)   conductor, teacher
  Greaves, Thomas (a. 1604)   composer, lutenist
  Greene, Maurice (b. 1696 d. 1755)   organ, composer
  Gunn, John (b. 1765 d. 1824)   writer on music
  Gwynneth, John (b. 1495 d. 1562)   composer, divine
  Hamilton, James (b. 1814 d. 1867)   minister, hymnist
  Harington, Henry (b. 1727 d. 1816)   physician, author
  Harries, Margaret Mary   author, composer
  Harrison, Anne (b. 1625 d. 1680)   lutenist, singer
  Hart, Joseph (b. 1712 d. 1768)   preacher, hymnist
  Harvey, Richard (b. 1798 d. 1889)   chaplain, hymnist
  Haverfield, Thomas Tunstall (a. 1847)   clergyman, rector
  Helmore, Thomas (b. 1811 d. 1890)   teacher, choir trainer
  Henslowe, W.H.   curate, sermonist
  Herd, David (b. 1732 d. 1810)   collector of old Scots songs, ballad collector
  Hill, Rowland (b. 1744 d. 1833)   preacher, hymnist
  Hilton, John (b. 1599 d. 1657)   organ, composer
  Holborne, Anthony (d. 1602)   composer, musicisti
  Holditch, Annie (d. 1857)   religious novelist, hymnist
  Holmes, Edward (b. 1797 d. 1859)   critic, organ
  Holyoke, Samuel Adams (b. 1771 d. 1816)   teacher, composer
  Hook, James (b. 1746 d. 1827)   organ, composer
  Hope, Thomas (b. 1770 d. 1831)   Virtuoso, author
  Hopkinson, Joseph (b. 1770 d. 1842)   lawyer, poet
  Horn, Charles Edward (b. 1786 d. 1849 a. 1827)   composer, singer
  Horsley, William (b. 1774 d. 1858)   composer
  Howard, Samuel (b. 1710 d. 1782)   composer, organ
  Hull, William Winstanley (b. 1794 d. 1873)   writer, hymnologist
  Hullah, John (Pyke) (b. 1812 d. 1884)   composer, composer
  Hume, Abraham (b. 1749 d. 1838)   Virtuoso
  Hume, Tobias (d. 1645)   soldier of fortune, musician
  Humphrys, Thomas (a. 1795)   hymnist
  Hunnis, William (d. 1597 died: 1597)   poet, composer
  Ingelo, Nathaniel (b. 1621 d. 1693)   divine, musician
  Jackson, William (b. 1730 d. 1803)  
  Jamieson, Robert (b. 1780 d. 1844)   song compiler
  Janes, Robert (b. 1806 d. 1866)   organ, composer
  Jennings, Henry Constantine (b. 1731 d. 1919)   Virtuoso
  Jones, Robert (a. 1616)   composer, poet
  Kelly, Michael (b. 1762 d. 1826)   cantante, tenor
  Kemp, Joseph (b. 1778 d. 1824)   composer, teacher
  Kempthorne, John (b. 1775 d. 1838)   clergyman, hymn writer
  Kent, James (b. 1700 d. 1776)   cathedral musician, composer
  Kerr, Alexander (a. 1831)   songwriter
  Kirbye, George (b. 1570 d. 1634 a. 1594)   composer, musician
  Klose, Francis Joseph (b. 1784 d. 1830)   composer, writer
  Latrobe, Christian Ignatius (b. 1758 d. 1836)   composer
  Latrobe, John Antes (b. 1799 d. 1878)   writer on music
  Law, Andrew (b. 1749 d. 1821)   teacher of singing, tunebook compiler
  Lawes, Henry (b. 1596 d. 1662)   composer, gentleman of the Chapel
  Lawes, William (b. 1582 d. 1645)   composer, musician
  Lawson, Roderick (b. 1831)   lecturer, composer
  Leveridge, Richard (b. -1671 d. 1758)   bass, vocals
  Levy, Benjamin (b. 1811 d. 1875)   author, opera manager
  Linley, Thomas (b. 1756 d. 1778)   violin, composer
  Linley, Thomas (b. 1733 d. 1795)   composer, harpsichord
  Linley, William (b. 1771 d. 1835)   composer, author
  Linwood, Mary (b. 1755 d. 1845)   composer, needlework artist
  Locke, Matthew (b. -1622 d. 1677)   composer
  Lover, Samuel (b. 1797 d. 1868)   poet-musician, writer
  Lowe, Edward (d. 1682)   composer, organ
  Lunn, William Arthur Brown (d. 1879)   musician
  Lyte, Henry Francis (b. 1793 d. 1847)   hymn writer
  Mace, Thomas (b. 1619 d. 1709)   deaf musician
  Maclagan, Alexander (b. 1811 d. 1879)   poet, songwriter
  Mainzer, Joseph (b. 1801 d. 1851)   organ, music teacher
  Malcolm, Alexander (b. 1685 d. 1763)   theorist, teacher
  Marbeck, John (d. 1585)   musician, theologian
  Marshall, William (b. 1806 d. 1875)   organ
  Mason, George (a. 1615)   writer on music
  Mason, William (b. 1719 d. 1791)   religious writer, hymnist
  Miller, Edward (b. 1731 d. 1807)   organ, historian
  Moor, James (b. 1712 d. 1779)   Greek composer
  Moore, Henry (b. 1732 d. 1802)   minister, hymnist
  Moore, J.S. (a. 1835)   Orthographer, ballad writer
  Moore, Jacob Bailey (b. 1772 d. 1813)   surgeon, songwriter
  Morley, Thomas (b. 1557)   composer, editor
  Mornington, Garret Colley Wesley (b. 1735 d. 1781)   composer
  Morris, Charles (b. 1745 d. 1838)   songwriter
  Morris, Thomas (a. 1806)   captain, songwriter
  Munroe, James   songbook compiler
  Nairne (b. 1766 d. 1845)   composer, hymnologist
  Nalson, Valentine (d. 1722)   organ, divine
  Napier, Catherine (a. 1845)   ballad writer
  Nares, James (b. 1715 d. 1783)   composer
  Nathan, Isaac (b. 1790 d. 1864 a. 1841)   composer, tenor
  Neate, Charles (b. 1784 d. 1877)   piano, cello
  Neilson, W. (a. 1855)   Mesmerist, writer
  Niven, John (a. 1845)   writer on music
  Nixon, Henry (b. 1787 d. 1834)   writer on music, inventor
  Novello, Vincent (b. 1781 d. 1861)   organ, conductor
  Oliphant, Thomas (b. 1799 d. 1873)   musical author, editor
  Olivers, Thomas [Oliver] (b. 1725 d. 1799)   preacher, hymnwriter
  Oswald (a. 1750)   writer on music
  Paine, D. (a. 1850)   writer on music
  Parfre, Jhan (a. 1512)   copyist
  Parke, William Thomas (b. 1762 d. 1847 a. 1796)   oboe, composer
  Parker, Martin (a. 17th century )   Balladmonger
  Parry, John (b. 1810 d. 1879)   comic singer, piano
  Parry, John (b. 1776 d. 1851)   instrumentalist, piano
  Parsons, Letitia (a. 1850)   hymnist
  Patterson, John   writer on music
  Payne, Christopher (a. 1565)   carol writer
  Pearce, Samuel (a. 1776)   composer, hymnist
  Pearce, Stephen James (a. 1865)   composer
  Pearsall, Robert Lucas (b. 1795 d. 1856)   composer, antiquarian
  Pearsall, Samuel (d. 1883)   tenor, hymnist
  Peerson, Martin (b. -1573 d. 1651)   composer, virginal
  Pegge, Samuel (b. 1733 d. 1800)   antiquary, poet
  Perronet, Edward (b. 1726 d. 1792)   hymn writer, composer
  Petre, William (a. 1610)   Elegist
  Pettet, Alfred (a. 1828-1830)   music seller, publisher
  Philips, Peter (a. 1580-1621)   composer
  Phillips, Henry (b. 1801 d. 1876)   musician, Autobiographer
  Phillips, J. (a. 1850-1855)   religious writer, hymnist
  Phipson, Thomas Lamb (b. 1833)   geologist, musician
  Pilkington, Francis (b. 1570 d. 1638 a. 1595)   lutenist, composer
  Pilovius, Conrad (a. 1620)   Elegist
  Pittman, Josiah (a. 1836)   organ, musician
  Platt, Robert (a. 1845)   musician, writer
  Pole, William (b. 1814 d. 1900)   civil engineer, scholar
  Porter, Walter (b. 1595 d. 1659)   composer
  Price, Laurence (a. 1625-1680)   ballad writer, satirist
  Priest, William (a. 1790-1800)   musician, travel writer
  Prynne, George Rundle (b. 1818 d. 1903)   hymn writer
  Purcell, Henry (b. 1658 d. 1695)   composer
  Purchas, Arthur Guyon (b. 1821 d. 1906 a. 1846)   clergyman, surgeon
  Purday, Charles Henry (b. 1799 d. 1885)   composer, writer
  Purdie, Thomas (a. 1845)   writer on music
  Rackstraw, William Smyth (b. 1823 d. 1895)   musician, miscellaneous writer
  Ravenscroft, Thomas (b. 1582 d. 1635)   editor, vocals
  Redhead, Richard (b. 1820 d. 1901)   organ, composer
  Relf, John (b. 1766 d. 1837)   teacher, composer
  Richards, Brinley [Henry Brinley] (b. 1819 d. 1885)   piano, composer
  Richardson, William (a. 1820)   Subchanter, sermonist
  Rinks, C. (a. 1840)   composer
  Rippon, John (b. 1751 d. 1836)   clergyman, composer
  Robinson, Clement (a. 1566-1584)   songwriter
  Robinson, Robert (b. 1735 d. 1790)   minister, hymn writer
  Robinson, Thomas (a. 1588-1603)   lute, composer
  Roby, John (b. 1793 d. 1850)   organ, author
  Rodwell, George (Herbert Bonaparte) (b. 1800 d. 1852)   composer, playwright
  Rogers, Benjamin (b. 1614 d. 1698)   organ, composer
  Rohner, Georg Wilhelm (b. 1806 d. 1884 a. 1845-1854)   writer, composer
  Romanis, William (a. 1863-1879)   vicar, hymnist
  Romer, Francis (b. 1810 d. 1889)   writer, composer
  Rosseter, Philip (b. 1567 d. 1623)   court musician, musicisti
  Rowden, George Croke (b. 1820 d. 1863)   clergyman, divine
  Russell, Henry (b. 1812 d. 1900)   composer, piano
  Sale, John Bernard (b. 1779 d. 1856)   composer, bass
  Saunders, J. (a. 1835)   poet, songwriter
  Schiller, Henry Carl (b. 1807 d. 1871)   songwriter, novelist
  Sedding, Edmund (b. 1836 d. 1868)   architect, musician
  Sedgwick, Daniel (b. 1814)   hymnologist
  Sempill, Robert (b. 1530 d. 1595)   ballad writer
  Seymour, Aaron Crossly Hobart (b. 1789 d. 1870)   hymnologist, hymnist
  Sharp, John W. (b. 1817 d. 1856)   comic singer
  Shaw, Oliver (b. 1779 d. 1848)   organ, singer
  Sheldon, Frederick (a. 1845)   writer on minstrelsy
  Shelmerdine, William (d. 1893)   organ, conductor
  Shield, William (b. 1748 d. 1829)   theater composer
  Shirley, Walter (b. 1725 d. 1786)   hymn writer
  Shrubsole, William (b. 1759 d. 1829)   missionary secretary, hymn writer
  Sicama, A. (a. 1845)   writer on music
  Sime, David (b. 1756 d. 1807)   editor, compiler
  Simeon of Durham (a. 1130)   Precentor, historical compiler
  Simms, Arthur (b. 1839 d. 1914)   organ, composer
  Simpson, Christopher (b. 1605 d. 1669)   guitar, theorist
  Skeffington, T.C. (a. 1858)   vicar, writer on music
  Skinner, James (b. 1818 d. 1881)   theological writer, hymn writer
  Skinner, John (b. 1721 d. 1807)   lyricist, songwriter
  Small, James (b. 1759 d. 1834)   hymnist
  Smart, Henry Thomas (b. 1813 d. 1879)   organ, composer
  Smith, George (b. 1803 d. 1870)   clergyman, hymnist
  Smith, John (a. 1853)   writer on music
  Smith, John Stafford (b. 1750 d. 1836)   musicologist, composer
  Smith, Joshua   hymnist
  Smith, Lydia B. (a. 1835)   poet, song compiler
  Smith, William (b. 1754 d. 1821)   divine, musician
  Smyth, W.H. (a. 1865)   organ
  Somerford, Thomas (a. 1860)   hymnist
  Spencer, Charles Child (b. 1797 d. 1869)   piano, writer
  Stafford, William Cooke (b. 1793 d. 1876)   musician, newspaper editor
  Stanley, John (b. 1712 d. 1786)   composer, organ
  Steele, Anne (b. 1717 d. 1778)   hymnist
  Stevens, Richard John Samuel (b. 1757 d. 1837)   composer, musician
  Stevens, William Seaman (b. 1778 a. 1795-1830)   musician, navigational writer
  Stevenson, John (Andrew) (b. 1761 d. 1833)   composer
  Stirling, William (b. 1818 d. 1878)   historical water, Virtuoso
  Stocker, John (a. 1776-1777)   hymnologist, hymnist
  Stone, Samuel John (b. 1839 d. 1900)   clergyman, hymnist
  Stone, William Henry (b. 1830 d. 1891)   physician, amateur musician
  Stratford, Elizabeth (b. 1828 d. 1868)   children's writer, hymnist
  Sturge, H.J. (a. 1855)   children's hymnist
  Sullivan, Arthur (Seymour) (b. 1842)   author, composer
  Surenne, Gabriel (a. 1817)   musician, linguist
  Surenne, John Thomas (b. 1816 d. 1878)   organ, editor
  Swain, Joseph (b. 1761 d. 1796)   hymnist Preacher
  Swan, Timothy (b. 1758 d. 1842)   composer, musician
  Symmers, James (a. 1849)   rector, writer on music
  Tailboys, Samuel (a. 1620)   Elegist
  Tallis, Thomas (b. 1505 d. 1585)   composer, gentleman of the Chapel
  Tannahill, Robert (b. 1774 d. 1810)   poet, songwriter
  Taylor, Clare (a. 1869)   hymnist
  Taylor, Edward (b. 1784 d. 1864)   professor of music
  Thomas, John (b. 1826 d. 1913)   composer, harp
  Thomson, Andrew C. (b. 1917)   composer, teacher
  Thomson, George (b. 1757 d. 1851 a. 1793-1845)   collector of Scotch, Welsh and Irish Airs
  Thomson, John (b. 1805 d. 1841)   composer, writer on music
  Thomson, William (b. 1677)   music publisher, editor
  Thorne, Edward Henry (b. 1834 d. 1916)   organ, composer
  Thring, Godfrey (b. 1823 d. 1903)   hymnologist
  Tilleard, James (b. 1827 d. 1876)   editor, composer
  Tomkins, Thomas (d. 1656)   musician
  Townsend (a. 1860)   writer on music
  Travers, John (b. 1703 d. 1758)   organ, composer
  Tuday, Thomas (a. 1671-1705)   organ, composer
  Turle, James (b. 1802 d. 1882)   organ, composer
  Turner, Daniel (b. 1710 d. 1798)   pastor, hymnist
  Turner, John (a. 1833-1844)   writer on music
  Turton, Thomas (b. 1780 d. 1864)   Bishop, composer
  Tuthill, Jane Anne Villiers (a. 1850)   songwriter
  Tuttiett, Lawrence (b. 1825 d. 1897)   hymnist
  Tye, Christopher (b. 1505 d. 1580)   composer, musician
  Tyson, A.G. (a. 1852)   Stenographer, writer on music
  Valentine, John (a. 1830)   composer
  Vautor, Thomas (b. 1580 a. 1600-1620)   madrigalist, musician
  Veal, George (b. 1740 d. 1787)   musician
  Wainwright, Harriet (b. 1780 d. 1840)   writer, composer
  Wakefield, Benjamin (a. 1745)   song compiler
  Walker, G. (a. 1855)   writer on music
  Wallace, Vincent [William Vincent] (b. 1812 d. 1865)   composer
  Ward, John (a. 1613)   composer
  Waring, Anna Laetitia (b. 1823 d. 1910)   hymnist
  Warren, Joseph (b. 1804 d. 1881)   organ, writer on music
  Warren, Thomas [Edmond Thomas] (b. 1730 d. 1794)   collector, editor
  Watson, Alexander (b. 1744 d. 1831)   deacon, tailor
  Watson, Thomas (b. 1557 d. 1592)   man of letters, poet
  Watts, Isaac (b. 1674 d. 1748)   hymn writer, miscellaneous writer
  Webb, Richard (d. 1829)   clergyman, composer
  Webbe, Samuel (b. 1770 d. 1843)   organ, composer
  Webbe, Samuel (b. 1740 d. 1816)   composer, organ
  Weber, F. (a. 1898)   orchestra musician, song compiler
  Weber, J. (a. 1855)   hymnist
  Weber, J.R. (a. 1860)   writer on singing, translator
  Weelkes, Thomas (b. 1578 d. 1640)   composer, musician
  Wehran, August Heinrich (a. 1850)   writer on music
  Weldon, John (d. 1736)   organ
  Wesley, Charles (b. 1757 d. 1834)   composer, musician
  Wesley, Charles (b. 1707 d. 1788)   divine, hymn writer
  Wesley, Samuel (b. 1766 d. 1837)   composer, organ
  Wesley, Samuel Sebastian (b. 1810 d. 1876)   composer, organ
  West, Henry (a. 1846)   composer, writer
  Westhorp, Wilham (a. 19th century )   hymnist
  Westlake, Frederick (b. 1840 d. 1898)   piano, composer
  Westlake, Thomas (a. 1800)   hymnist
  Westrop, East John (b. 1804 d. 1856)   composer, editor
  Westrop, Thomas (b. 1816 d. 1881)   organ, piano
  Wetherell, William (b. 1600 d. 1684)   minister, Elegist
  Weyman, David (b. 1771 d. 1822 a. 1812)   vicar choral, psalmodist
  Whitehead, Thomas (a. 1790)   musician, biographer
  Whitfield, Frederick (b. 1829 d. 1904)   vicar, hymn writer
  Whithorne, Thomas (b. 1530)   musical amateur
  Whiting, Virginia (a. 1850)   singer, schoolmaster
  Whittingham, Richard (a. 1800)   clergyman, hymnist
  Wigan, Arthur Cleveland (b. 1815)   writer, composer
  Wilbye, John (b. 1574 d. 1638 a. 1598)   composer, musician
  Willard, N. Augustus (a. 1834)   writer on music, captain
  Willard, Samuel (b. 1776 d. 1859)   composer, Pastor
  Williams, Morgan (a. 1820)   song compiler
  Williams, Sarah Jane (d. 1986)   musicologist, writer on music
  Williams, William (b. 1717 d. 1791)   Welsh hymnist
  Willing, Christopher Edwin (b. 1830 d. 1904)   composer, organ
  Willis (a. 1835)   composer
  Williston, Ralph (a. 1805)   Pastor, hymnist
  Wilson, George (b. 1784 d. 1857)   cabinet maker, poet
  Wilson, James W. (a. 1835)   musician, editor
  Wilson, John (b. 1595 d. 1674)   lutenist
  Wilson, John (b. 1800 d. 1849)   vocals, singer
  Wilson, M. (a. 19th century )   composer
  Wilson, W. (a. 1860)   composer
  Wilson, William (a. 1830)   writer on music
  Wise, Michael (b. 1647 d. 1687)   composer, musician
  Wishartt, William (a. 1640)   hymn writer
  Wolfe, Arthur (b. 1819 d. 1892)   clergyman, hymnist
  Wood, J.F. (a. 1845)   songwriter
  Woodd, Basil (b. 1760 d. 1831)   hymn writer
  Woodman, Woodville (b. 1805 d. 1872)   minister, biographer
  Wordsworth, William Adam (d. 1846)   musician, teacher
  Worgan, George (b. 1802 d. 1888)   composer, musician
  Worgan, Thomas Danvers (b. 1774 d. 1832)   composer, theorist
  Wright, Adam (b. 1810)   organ, composer
  Wright, George Farncomb (a. 1855)   mathematical master, writer on music
  Wright, John Preston (a. 1865)   songwriter
  Wylde, Henry (b. 1822 d. 1890)   professor of music
  Wylie, R.W. (a. 1855)   writer on music
  Wythorne, Thomas (a. 1570)   composer
  Yonge, Nicholas (d. 1619 a. 1588-1597)   music editor, singer
  Youll, Henry (a. 1608)   madrigalist, musician
  Young, Edward (b. 1800 d. 1890)   clergyman, composer

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