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 1834

Bingley, William
Musical biography : or Memoirs of ... musical composers & writers ... of Europe during the last three centuries ...
2nd ed.
London: 1834, 2 vols.


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  Abell, John (b. 1653 d. 1716 a. 1679-1700)   composer, violin in the private music for the voic
  Alcock, John (b. 1715 d. 1806)   organ, composer
  Aldrich, Henry (b. 1648 d. 1710)   divine, scholar
  Alison, Richard (a. 1592-1606)   composer, professor
  Amner, John (b. 1579 d. 1641)   composer, conductor
  Ariosti, Attilio Malachia (d. 1740 a. 1696-1721)   COMP~, domenicano
  Arne, Michael (b. 1740 d. 1786)   composer
  Arne, Thomas Augustine (b. 1710 d. 1778)   composer, violin
  Arnold, Samuel (b. 1740 d. 1802)   composer, organ
  Attwood, Thomas (b. 1765 d. 1838)   composer, organ
  Babell, William (b. 1690 d. 1723)   violin, composer
  Bach, Johann Christian (b. 1735 d. 1782)   composer, Musiker
  Banister, John (b. 1673 d. 1725)   violin, composer
  Banister, John (b. 1625 d. 1679)   composer, violin
  Barnard, John (a. 1641)   composer, clergyman
  Barrett, John (b. 1676 d. 1719 a. 1710)   cast, child of the Chapel
  Barsanti, Francesco (b. 1690 d. 1772)   composer, musician
  Barthelemon, Francois Hippolyte (b. 1741 d. 1808)   violin, composer
  Bates, Joah (b. 1740 d. 1799)   civil servant, organ
  Bateson, Thomas (b. 1580 d. 1620)   organ, composer
  Batten, Adrian (b. -1599 d. 1637)   composer, singing man at Westminster
  Battishill, Jonathan (b. 1738 d. 1801)   organ, composer
  Bennet, John (a. 1600)   musician, composer
  Bevin, Elway (b. 1554 d. 1639)   composer, theorist
  Bianchi, J.M.C. (b. 1775 d. 1802)   violin, composer
  Birchensha, John (b. CAD2> d. 1681 a. 1672)   theorist, composer
  Blow, John (b. 1649 d. 1708)   child of the Chapel, composer
  Bononcini, Giovanni (b. 1670)   composer, compositore
  Bossi, Cesare (b. 1773 d. 1802)   ballet composer
  Boyce, William  
  Braham, John (b. 1774 d. 1856)   singer
  Brewer, Thomas (b. 1611 d. -1670)   violin, composer
  Britton, Thomas (b. 1644 d. 1714)   music patron, amateur musician
  Bryne, Albertus (b. 1621 d. 1671)   organ, composer
  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
  Byrd, William (b. 1538 d. 1623)  
  Campion, Thomas (d. 1619)   librettista, poet
  Carbonelli, Steffano (b. 1696 d. 1772)   violin, direttore d'orchestra
  Carey, Henry (b. 1689 d. 1743)   composer, dramatist
  Carter, Thomas [Charles Thomas] (b. 1740 d. 1804)   composer
  Castrucci, Pietro (b. 1679 d. 1752)   violin, composer
  Child, William (b. 1606 d. 1697)   composer, organ
  Clarke, Jeremiah (b. 1674 d. 1707)   composer, organ
  Clayton, Thomas (a. 1706)   composer
  Clayton, Thomas (a. 1706)   composer
  Clementi, Muzio (b. 1752)   composer, compositeur
  Coleman, Charles (b. 1605 d. 1664)   arranger, cast
  Cooke, Benjamin (b. 1734 d. 1793)   organ, composer
  Cooke, Henry (b. 1615 d. 1672)   singer, choir trainer
  Coperario, Giovanni  
  Corbett, William (d. 1748)   violin, composer
  Cosyn, Benjamin (b. 1570 d. 1652)   composer
  Cramer, Wilhelm (b. 1745 d. 1799)   violin, Musiker
  Cranford, William (b. CAD2> d. -1675)   composer, singer
  Creightan, Robert (b. 1639 d. 1734)   Precentor
  Croft, William (b. 1677 d. 1727)   musician
  Daman, William (b. 1549 d. 1591)   composer, Royal musician
  Davy, John (b. 1763 d. 1824)   composer
  De Fesch, Willem (b. 1687 d. 1761)   composer, cello
  Dering, Richard (b. 1580 d. 1630)   composer, organista
  Dibdin, Charles (b. 1745 d. 1814)   composer, poet
  Dieupart, Charles (b. 1667 d. 1740)   violin, harpsichord
  Dittenhoffer, Joseph. (b. 1743)   musician, teacher
  Dowland, John (b. 1563 d. ?)   composer, lutenist
  Draghi, Giovanni Battista (a. 1673-1707)   musician, compositore
  Dubourg, Matthew (b. 1703 d. 1767)   violin, music director
  Dupuis, Thomas Sanders [Saunders] (b. 1730 d. 1796)   composer, organ
  East, Michael (b. 1580 d. 1648)   composer
  Eccles, Henry (a. 1720)   violin, composer
  Eccles, John (b. 1668 d. 1735)   composer
  Farmer, John (a. 1591-1601)   madrigalist, composer
  Farmer, Thomas (d. 1688 died: 1688)   composer, violin
  Farnaby, Giles (b. 1563 d. 1646)   composer
  Felton, William (b. 1715 d. 1769)   clergyman, organ
  Festing, Michael Christian (b. 1680 d. 1752)   composer, violin
  Fischer, Johann Christian (b. 1733 d. 1800)   oboe
  Ford, Thomas (d. 1648)   composer
  Galliard, John Ernest (b. 1680 d. 1749)   composer, organ
  Geminiani, Francis (b. 1687 d. 1762)   musicisti
  Gibbons, Christopher (b. 1615 d. 1676)   organ, composer
  Gibbons, Edward (b. 1570 d. 1650)   organ, composer
  Gibbons, Ellis (b. 1573 d. 1603)   composer
  Gibbons, Orlando (b. 1583 d. 1625)   composer, organ
  Giles, Nathaniel (b. 1558 d. 1634)   gentleman of the Chapel, organ
  Giordani, Tommaso (b. 1733 d. 1806)   compositore, composer
  Goldwin, John (b. 1667 d. 1719)   organ, composer
  Greene, Maurice (b. 1696 d. 1755)   organ, composer
  Gregory, William (d. 1663)   singer, composer
  Gregory, William (a. 1651-1687)   composer, singer
  Hall, Henry (d. 1713)   organ
  Hall, Henry (b. 1656 d. 1707)   organ, composer
  Hart, Philip (b. 1674 d. 1749)   composer, organ
  Hayes, Philip (b. 1738 d. 1797)   organ, composer
  Hayes, William (b. 1706 d. 1777)   professor of music
  Hayman, Nicholas Francis (b. 1679 d. 1729)   musician, composer
  Heather, William (b. 1563 d. 1627)   musician
  Henstridge, Daniel (b. 1646 d. 1736)   organ, composer
  Heseltine, James (b. 1692 d. 1763)   organ, composer
  Hilton, John (b. 1599 d. 1657)   organ, composer
  Hingston, John (d. 1683)   composer, organ
  Holcombs, Henry (b. 1690 d. 1750)   composer
  Hook, James (b. 1746 d. 1827)   organ, composer
  Hooper, Edmund (b. 1553 d. 1621)   organ, composer
  Howard, Samuel (b. 1710 d. 1782)   composer, organ
  Hume, Tobias (d. 1645)   soldier of fortune, musician
  Humfrey, Pelham (b. 1647 d. 1674)   lute, composer
  Isham, John (b. 1680 d. 1726)   organ, composer
  Ive, Simon (b. 1600 d. 1662)   musician, composer
  Jackson, William (b. 1730 d. 1803)  
  James, John (d. 1745)   organ, composer
  Jenkins, John (b. 1592 d. 1678)   alto saxophone, cast
  Jones, Robert (a. 1616)   composer, poet
  Keller, Gottfried (d. 1704)   composer, teacher
  Kelly, Michael (b. 1762 d. 1826)   cantante, tenor
  Kent, James (b. 1700 d. 1776)   cathedral musician, composer
  King, Charles (b. 1687 d. 1748)   cast, cathedral musician
  Kusser, Johann Sigismund (b. 1657 d. 1727)   composer, Komponist
  Lafond, Jean Francois (a. 1725)   musician, linguist
  Lampe, John Frederick (b. 1703 d. 1751)   composer, bassoon
  Lanier, Nicholas (b. 1588 d. 1666)  
  Lawes, Henry (b. 1596 d. 1662)   composer, gentleman of the Chapel
  Lawes, William (b. 1582 d. 1645)   composer, musician
  Leighton, William (b. 1565 d. 1622 a. 1614)   amateur poet, editor
  Leveridge, Richard (b. -1671 d. 1758)   bass, vocals
  Linley, Francis (b. 1770 d. 1800 a. 1796-1799)   composer, music seller
  Linley, Thomas (b. 1733 d. 1795)   composer, harpsichord
  Locke, Matthew (b. -1622 d. 1677)   composer
  Loeillet, Jean Baptiste (b. 1688 d. 1720)   flautist, composer
  Lowe, Edward (d. 1682)   composer, organ
  Mace, Thomas (b. 1619 d. 1709)   deaf musician
  Malcolm, Alexander (b. 1685 d. 1763)   theorist, teacher
  Marbeck, John (d. 1585)   musician, theologian
  Maynard, John (a. 1611)   lutenist
  Mazzinghi, Joseph (b. 1765 d. 1844)   composer
  Mercy, Lewis (d. 1735)   flautist, composer
  Miller, Edward (b. 1731 d. 1807)   organ, historian
  Milton, John (b. 1563 d. 1646)   amateur composer, father of the poet
  Moorehead, John (d. 1804)   violin, composer
  Morley, Thomas (b. 1557)   composer, editor
  Mundy, John (d. 1630)   organ, composer
  Mundy, William (b. 1529 d. 1591)   composer
  Munro, George (d. 1731)   organ
  Nares, James (b. 1715 d. 1783)   composer
  Nicholson, Richard (d. 1639)   musician
  Norris, Charles (b. 1740 d. 1790)   vocals, organ
  Parsons, Robert (b. 1570 d. 1623)   organ, composer
  Peerson, Martin (b. -1573 d. 1651)   composer, virginal
  Philips, Peter (a. 1580-1621)   composer
  Porter, Walter (b. 1595 d. 1659)   composer
  Prelleur, Peter (b. 1685 d. 1755 a. 1728-circa175)   organ, harpsichord
  Purcell, Daniel (b. 1660 d. 1717)   composer, organ
  Purcell, Henry (b. 1658 d. 1695)   composer
  Ramondon, Lewis (d. 1720 a. 1705-1710)   singer, composer
  Rauzzini, Venanzio (b. 1746 d. 1810)   male soprano, composer
  Ravenscroft, Thomas (b. 1582 d. 1635)   editor, vocals
  Reading, John (b. 1685 d. 1740)   composer, organ
  Reeve, William (b. 1757 d. 1815)   theater composer, actor
  Rogers, Benjamin (b. 1614 d. 1698)   organ, composer
  Roseingrave, Thomas (d. 1750)   organ, composer
  Russell, William (b. 1777 d. 1813)   organ, composer
  Sacchini, Antonio (Maria Gasparo Gioacchino) (b. 1730 d. ? a. 19th century )   compositore, Komponist
  Samartini, Guiseppe Francesco Gaspare Melchiorre Baldassare (b. 1695 d. 1750)   oboe, composer
  Schroter, Johann Samuel (b. 1750 d. 1788)   Tonkunstler, musician
  Sheeles, John (b. 1688 d. 1761 a. 1731)   composer, Harpsichord master
  Shield, William (b. 1748 d. 1829)   theater composer
  Shuttleworth, Obadiah (b. 1675 d. 1734)   violin, organ
  Simpson, Christopher (b. 1605 d. 1669)   guitar, theorist
  Staggins, Nicholas (b. 1650 d. 1700)   musician
  Stanley, John (b. 1712 d. 1786)   composer, organ
  Stevenson, John (Andrew) (b. 1761 d. 1833)   composer
  Stonard, William (b. -1575 d. 1630)   organ, composer
  Storace, Stephen John Seymour (b. 1763 d. 1796)  
  Symonds, Henry (d. 1740 died: 1740)   composer, organ
  Tallis, Thomas (b. 1505 d. 1585)   composer, gentleman of the Chapel
  Taverner, John (a. 1530)   musician
  Tomkins, Giles (b. 1587 d. 1668)   organ, composer
  Tomkins, John   organ
  Tomkins, Thomas (d. 1656)   musician
  Tosi, Pier Francesco (b. 1653)   bozzettista, cantante
  Travers, John (b. 1703 d. 1758)   organ, composer
  Tucker, William (d. 1679 died: 1679)   composer, clergyman
  Tudway, Thomas (b. 1650 d. 1726)   composer, page of the Chapel
  Turner, William (b. 1651 d. 1740)   child and page of the Chapel Royal, composer
  Tye, Christopher (b. 1505 d. 1580)   composer, musician
  Vento, Mattia (b. 1735 d. 1776)   composer
  Warwick, Thomas (a. 1625-1641)   organ, composer
  Weelkes, Thomas (b. 1578 d. 1640)   composer, musician
  Weideman, Carl Friedrich (d. 1782)   flute, composer
  Weldon, John (d. 1736)   organ
  Wesley, Charles (b. 1757 d. 1834)   composer, musician
  Wesley, Samuel (b. 1766 d. 1837)   composer, organ
  Whichello, Abiell (b. 1683 d. 1745)   composer, organ
  White, Robert (b. 1540 d. 1574)   musician
  Wilson, John (b. 1595 d. 1674)   lutenist
  Wise, Michael (b. 1647 d. 1687)   composer, musician
  Worgan, John (b. 1724 d. 1790)   organ, composer

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