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 1831

Davenport, R.A.
A dictionary of biography : comprising ... characters of all ages, nations and professions ...
London: 1831


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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
  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
  Battishill, Jonathan (b. 1738 d. 1801)   organ, composer
  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
  Burney, Charles (b. 1726 d. 1814)   composer, storiografo
  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
  Carey, George Saville (b. 1743 d. 1807)   poet, dramatist
  Carey, Henry (b. 1689 d. 1743)   composer, dramatist
  Crouch, Anna Maria (b. 1763 d. 1805)   soprano
  Davy, John (b. 1763 d. 1824)   composer
  Dibdin, Charles (b. 1745 d. 1814)   composer, poet
  Evelyn, John (b. 1620 d. 1706)   cast, civil servant
  Geminiani, Francis (b. 1687 d. 1762)   musicisti
  Greene, Maurice (b. 1696 d. 1755)   organ, composer
  Harington, Henry (b. 1727 d. 1816)   physician, author
  Hope, Thomas (b. 1770 d. 1831)   Virtuoso, author
  Jackson, William (b. 1730 d. 1803)  
  Kelly, Michael (b. 1762 d. 1826)   cantante, tenor
  O'Leary, Arthur (b. 1834 d. 1919)   piano, composer
  Pegge, Samuel (b. 1733 d. 1800)   antiquary, poet
  Phillips, Arthur (b. 1605 d. 1695)   organ, composer
  Phillips, Henry (b. 1801 d. 1876)   musician, Autobiographer
  Poniatowski, Jozef Michal Ksawery Frantisek Jan (b. 1816)   composer, tenor
  Purcell, Henry (b. 1658 d. 1695)   composer
  Robinson, Robert (b. 1735 d. 1790)   minister, hymn writer
  Rogers, Roland (b. 1847 d. 1927)   organ, choir master
  Shield, William (b. 1748 d. 1829)   theater composer
  Watts, Isaac (b. 1674 d. 1748)   hymn writer, miscellaneous writer
  Webbe, Samuel (b. 1740 d. 1816)   composer, organ

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