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 1867

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  Alcock, John (b. 1715 d. 1806)   organ, composer
  Aldrich, Henry (b. 1648 d. 1710)   divine, scholar
  Arne, Michael (b. 1740 d. 1786)   composer
  Arne, Thomas Augustine (b. 1710 d. 1778)   composer, violin
  Ashe, Andrew (b. 1759 d. 1838)   flute, composer
  Aspull, George (b. 1813 d. 1832)   piano, composer
  Attwood, Thomas (b. 1765 d. 1838)   composer, organ
  Avison, Charles (b. 1710 d. 1770)   composer, conductor
  Ayrton, Edmund (b. 1734 d. 1808)   organ, composer
  Bach, Johann Christian (b. 1735 d. 1782)   composer, Musiker
  Baines, Thomas (b. 1622 d. 1680)   physician, professor
  Balfe, Michael William (b. 1808 a. 19th century )   composer, singer
  Balmanno, Mary (a. 1855)   artist, poetess
  Barnett, John (b. 1802 d. 1890)   singer, composer
  Bartleman, James (b. 1769 d. 1821)   bassist
  Bartolozzi, Lucia Elizabeth (b. 1797 d. 1856)   actress, vocals
  Bates, Joah (b. 1740 d. 1799)   civil servant, organ
  Batten, Adrian (b. -1599 d. 1637)   composer, singing man at Westminster
  Becher, Alfred Julius (b. 1803 d. 1848)   critic, composer
  Bennett, William Sterndale (b. 1816 d. 1875)   composer
  Best, William Thomas (b. 1826 d. 1897)   organ
  Bexfield, William Richard (b. 1824 d. 1853)   composer, organ
  Billington, Elisabeth (b. 1769)   Musikerin, singer
  Bishop, Henry Rowley (b. 1786 d. 1855)   composer
  Blow, John (b. 1649 d. 1708)   child of the Chapel, composer
  Boyce, William  
  Braham, John (b. 1774 d. 1856)   singer
  Britton, Thomas (b. 1644 d. 1714)   music patron, amateur musician
  Browne, Simon (b. 1680 d. 1732)   Pastor, author
  Browning, Robert (b. 1812 d. 1889)   cast, poet
  Bunting, Edward (b. 1773 d. 1843)   collector of Irish folk songs, organ
  Burney, Charles (b. 1726 d. 1814)   composer, storiografo
  Byrd, William (b. 1538 d. 1623)  
  Callcott, John Wall (b. 1766 d. 1821)   composer, theorist
  Cambert, Robert (b. 1627 d. 1677)   composer, organ
  Carey, Henry (b. 1689 d. 1743)   composer, dramatist
  Carter, Thomas [Charles Thomas] (b. 1740 d. 1804)   composer
  Cecil, Richard (b. 1748 d. 1810)   clergyman, musician
  Chappell, William (b. 1809 d. 1888)   music publisher, musical
  Child, William (b. 1606 d. 1697)   composer, organ
  Clarke, Jeremiah (b. 1674 d. 1707)   composer, organ
  Clarke, John (b. 1770 d. 1836)   organ, composer
  Clementi, Muzio (b. 1752)   composer, compositeur
  Cooke, Benjamin (b. 1734 d. 1793)   organ, composer
  Cooke, Thomas Simpson (b. 1782 d. 1848)   singer, instrumentalist
  Cramer, Johann Baptiste (b. 1771 d. 1858)   composer, piano
  Croft, William (b. 1677 d. 1727)   musician
  Dibdin, Charles (b. 1745 d. 1814)   composer, poet
  Dowland, John (b. 1563 d. ?)   composer, lutenist
  Draghi, Giovanni Battista (a. 1673-1707)   musician, compositore
  Dragonetti, Domenico (b. 1763 d. 1846)   double bass, musicisti
  Dunstable, John (b. 1390 d. 1453)   composer, musician
  Elliotson, John (b. 1791 d. 1868)   physician, Mesaerist
  Evelyn, John (b. 1620 d. 1706)   cast, civil servant
  Farrant, Richard (a. 1564-1580)   composer
  Fayolle, Francois (Joseph Marie) (b. 1774 d. 1852)   writer on music, poet
  Ferrabasco, Alfonso (d. 1628)   lutenist, composer
  Field, John (b. 1782 d. 1837)   composer, compositore
  Geminiani, Francis (b. 1687 d. 1762)   musicisti
  Giardini, Felice (b. 1716 d. 1796)   composer, violin
  Gibbons, Christopher (b. 1615 d. 1676)   organ, composer
  Gibbons, Orlando (b. 1583 d. 1625)   composer, organ
  Giles, Nathaniel (b. 1558 d. 1634)   gentleman of the Chapel, organ
  Goddard, Arabella (d. 1922)   piano, pianiste
  Greene, Maurice (b. 1696 d. 1755)   organ, composer
  Grove, George (b. 1820 d. 1900)   engineer, writer on music
  Halle, Charles (b. 1819 d. 1895)   piano, composer
  Hamilton, James (b. 1814 d. 1867)   minister, hymnist
  Harrison, Anne (b. 1625 d. 1680)   lutenist, singer
  Hayes, Catherine (b. 1825 d. 1861)   vocals
  Heidegger, John James (b. 1659 d. 1749)   operatic manager
  Helmore, Thomas (b. 1811 d. 1890)   teacher, choir trainer
  Hill, Rowland (b. 1744 d. 1833)   preacher, hymnist
  Hilton, John (b. 1599 d. 1657)   organ, 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
  Hullah, John (Pyke) (b. 1812 d. 1884)   composer, composer
  Humfrey, Pelham (b. 1647 d. 1674)   lute, composer
  Incledon, Charles Benjamin (b. 1763 d. 1826)   tenor
  Jackson, William (b. 1730 d. 1803)  
  Jordan, Dorothea Bland (b. 1762 d. 1816)   actress, singer
  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
  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
  Leveridge, Richard (b. -1671 d. 1758)   bass, vocals
  Lind, Jenny (b. 1820 d. 1887)   sangerinde, sopran
  Linley, Thomas (b. 1733 d. 1795)   composer, harpsichord
  Linley, Thomas (b. 1756 d. 1778)   violin, composer
  Linley, William (b. 1771 d. 1835)   composer, author
  Locke, Matthew (b. -1622 d. 1677)   composer
  Lover, Samuel (b. 1797 d. 1868)   poet-musician, writer
  Macfarren, George Alexander (b. 1813 d. 1887)   composer
  Mainzer, Joseph (b. 1801 d. 1851)   organ, music teacher
  Malibran, Maria-Felicia Garcia (b. 1808 d. 1836 a. 19th century )   cantatrice, mezzo-soprano
  Marbeck, John (d. 1585)   musician, theologian
  Miller, Edward (b. 1731 d. 1807)   organ, historian
  Morley, Thomas (b. 1557)   composer, editor
  Mornington, Garret Colley Wesley (b. 1735 d. 1781)   composer
  Nares, James (b. 1715 d. 1783)   composer
  Novello, Clara (Anastasia) (b. 1818 d. 1908 a. 1830-1831)   soprano, prima donna
  Novello, Vincent (b. 1781 d. 1861)   organ, conductor
  Ouseley, Frederick Arthur Gore (b. 1825 d. 1889)   church musician, scholar
  Parish, Eli (b. 1816 d. 1849)   harp, composer
  Parry, John (b. 1810 d. 1879)   comic singer, piano
  Patti, Adelina (Juana Maria) (b. 1843 d. 1919)   cantante de opera, interprete
  Pinto, George Frederick (b. 1785 d. 1806)   composer, violin
  Purcell, Henry (b. 1658 d. 1695)   composer
  Ravenscroft, Thomas (b. 1582 d. 1635)   editor, vocals
  Reeves, John Sims (b. 1818 d. 1882)   singer, Autobiographer
  Richards, Brinley [Henry Brinley] (b. 1819 d. 1885)   piano, composer
  Ries, Ferdinand (b. 1784 d. 1838 a. 19th century )   Komponist, musicisti
  Rogers, Benjamin (b. 1614 d. 1698)   organ, composer
  Sainton-Dolby, Charlotte Helen (b. 1821 d. 1885)   contralto, teacher
  Shield, William (b. 1748 d. 1829)   theater composer
  Simeon of Durham (a. 1130)   Precentor, historical compiler
  Skinner, John (b. 1721 d. 1807)   lyricist, songwriter
  Stanley, John (b. 1712 d. 1786)   composer, organ
  Stevenson, John (Andrew) (b. 1761 d. 1833)   composer
  Stirling, William (b. 1818 d. 1878)   historical water, Virtuoso
  Storace, Nancy (b. 1765 d. 1817)   soprano, actress
  Storace, Stephen John Seymour (b. 1763 d. 1796)  
  Sullivan, Arthur (Seymour) (b. 1842)   author, composer
  Taglioni, Marie (b. 1804 d. 1884)   dancer, danseuse
  Tallis, Thomas (b. 1505 d. 1585)   composer, gentleman of the Chapel
  Tannahill, Robert (b. 1774 d. 1810)   poet, songwriter
  Wallace, Vincent [William Vincent] (b. 1812 d. 1865)   composer
  Watts, Isaac (b. 1674 d. 1748)   hymn writer, miscellaneous writer
  Weber, Karl Maria (b. 1786 d. 1826)  
  Wesley, Charles (b. 1707 d. 1788)   divine, hymn writer
  Young, Cecilia (b. 1711 d. 1789)   soprano

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