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 1812

Chalmers, A.
The general biographical dictionary ...
New ed.
London: 1812-17, 32 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
  Allibond, John (b. 1597 d. 1658)   schoolmaster, music lecturer
  Ariosti, Attilio Malachia (d. 1740 a. 1696-1721)   COMP~, domenicano
  Arne, Thomas Augustine (b. 1710 d. 1778)   composer, violin
  Arnold, Samuel (b. 1740 d. 1802)   composer, organ
  Avison, Charles (b. 1710 d. 1770)   composer, conductor
  Baines, Thomas (b. 1622 d. 1680)   physician, professor
  Battishill, Jonathan (b. 1738 d. 1801)   organ, composer
  Beard, John (b. 1717 d. 1791)   tenor, actor
  Bevin, Elway (b. 1554 d. 1639)   composer, theorist
  Blow, John (b. 1649 d. 1708)   child of the Chapel, composer
  Boyce, William  
  Britton, Thomas (b. 1644 d. 1714)   music patron, amateur musician
  Browne, Simon (b. 1680 d. 1732)   Pastor, author
  Butler, Charles (b. 1560 d. 1647 a. 1636)   priest, amateur musician
  Byrd, William (b. 1538 d. 1623)  
  Carey, George Saville (b. 1743 d. 1807)   poet, dramatist
  Carey, Henry (b. 1689 d. 1743)   composer, dramatist
  Cecil, Richard (b. 1748 d. 1810)   clergyman, musician
  Child, William (b. 1606 d. 1697)   composer, organ
  Clarke, Jeremiah (b. 1674 d. 1707)   composer, organ
  Cooke, Benjamin (b. 1734 d. 1793)   organ, composer
  Croft, William (b. 1677 d. 1727)   musician
  Dunstable, John (b. 1390 d. 1453)   composer, musician
  Eccles, Henry (a. 1720)   violin, composer
  Eccles, John (b. 1668 d. 1735)   composer
  Eccles, Solomon (b. 1617 d. 1682)   later shopkeeper, musician
  Eccles, Thomas (a. 1733)   violin
  Evelyn, John (b. 1620 d. 1706)   cast, civil servant
  Fischer, Johann Christian (b. 1733 d. 1800)   oboe
  Fountaine, Andrew (b. 1676 d. 1753)   Virtuoso
  Geminiani, Francis (b. 1687 d. 1762)   musicisti
  Giardini, Felice (b. 1716 d. 1796)   composer, violin
  Gibbons, Orlando (b. 1583 d. 1625)   composer, organ
  Greene, Maurice (b. 1696 d. 1755)   organ, composer
  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
  Heidegger, John James (b. 1659 d. 1749)   operatic manager
  Howard, Samuel (b. 1710 d. 1782)   composer, organ
  Ingelo, Nathaniel (b. 1621 d. 1693)   divine, musician
  Jackson, William (b. 1730 d. 1803)  
  Kiesewetter, Christopher Gottfried (b. 1777 d. 1827)   violin, composer
  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
  Linley, John (d. 1795)   organ, composer
  Locke, Matthew (b. -1622 d. 1677)   composer
  Mace, Thomas (b. 1619 d. 1709)   deaf musician
  Miller, Edward (b. 1731 d. 1807)   organ, historian
  Nares, James (b. 1715 d. 1783)   composer
  Pegge, Samuel (b. 1733 d. 1800)   antiquary, poet
  Purcell, Henry (b. 1658 d. 1695)   composer
  Randall, John (b. 1715 d. 1799)   composer, organ
  Ravenscroft, Thomas (b. 1582 d. 1635)   editor, vocals
  Robinson, Anastasia (b. 1692 d. 1755)   soprano, later contralto
  Robinson, Robert (b. 1735 d. 1790)   minister, hymn writer
  Rogers, Benjamin (b. 1614 d. 1698)   organ, composer
  Simeon of Durham (a. 1130)   Precentor, historical compiler
  Tallis, Thomas (b. 1505 d. 1585)   composer, gentleman of the Chapel
  Turner, Daniel (b. 1710 d. 1798)   pastor, hymnist
  Tye, Christopher (b. 1505 d. 1580)   composer, musician
  Watts, Isaac (b. 1674 d. 1748)   hymn writer, miscellaneous writer
  Wesley, Charles (b. 1707 d. 1788)   divine, hymn writer

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