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 1841

Gorton, J.
A general biographical dictionary ...
New ed.
London: 1841, 3 vols.


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  Abell, John (b. 1653 d. 1716 a. 1679-1700)   composer, violin in the private music for the voic
  Abrams, Harriet (b. 1758 d. 1822 a. 1784-1785)   soprano, composer
  Alcock, John (b. 1715 d. 1806)   organ, composer
  Aldrich, Henry (b. 1648 d. 1710)   divine, scholar
  Alison, Richard (a. 1592-1606)   composer, professor
  Allibond, John (b. 1597 d. 1658)   schoolmaster, music lecturer
  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
  Avison, Charles (b. 1710 d. 1770)   composer, conductor
  Ayrton, Edmund (b. 1734 d. 1808)   organ, composer
  Banister, John (b. 1625 d. 1679)   composer, violin
  Barthelemon, Francois Hippolyte (b. 1741 d. 1808)   violin, composer
  Bartleman, James (b. 1769 d. 1821)   bassist
  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
  Beard, John (b. 1717 d. 1791)   tenor, actor
  Bevin, Elway (b. 1554 d. 1639)   composer, theorist
  Billington, Elisabeth (b. 1769)   Musikerin, singer
  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
  Carter, Thomas [Charles Thomas] (b. 1740 d. 1804)   composer
  Cecil, Richard (b. 1748 d. 1810)   clergyman, musician
  Child, William (b. 1606 d. 1697)   composer, organ
  Clarke, Jeremiah (b. 1674 d. 1707)   composer, organ
  Clementi, Muzio (b. 1752)   composer, compositeur
  Cooke, Benjamin (b. 1734 d. 1793)   organ, composer
  Creightan, Robert (b. 1639 d. 1734)   Precentor
  Croft, William (b. 1677 d. 1727)   musician
  Danby, John (b. 1757 d. 1798)   musician
  Davy, John (b. 1763 d. 1824)   composer
  Dering, Richard (b. 1580 d. 1630)   composer, organista
  Dibdin, Charles (b. 1745 d. 1814)   composer, poet
  Dignum, Charles (b. 1765 d. 1827)   singer, composer
  Dowland, John (b. 1563 d. ?)   composer, lutenist
  Dunstable, John (b. 1390 d. 1453)   composer, musician
  Dupuis, Thomas Sanders [Saunders] (b. 1730 d. 1796)   composer, organ
  Dussek, Jean Louis (b. 1761 d. 1812)  
  Eccles, John (b. 1668 d. 1735)   composer
  Evelyn, John (b. 1620 d. 1706)   cast, civil servant
  Fischer, Johann Christian (b. 1733 d. 1800)   oboe
  Fountaine, Andrew (b. 1676 d. 1753)   Virtuoso
  Gaimar, Geoffrey (a. 1140)   minstrel, author
  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, Orlando (b. 1583 d. 1625)   composer, organ
  Giornovichi, Giovanni Mane (b. -1745 d. 1804 a. 1797)   violin, composer
  Gow, Niel (b. 1727 d. 1807)   violin, composer
  Greatorex, Thomas (b. 1758 d. 1831)   conductor, teacher
  Greene, Maurice (b. 1696 d. 1755)   organ, composer
  Hague, Charles (b. 1769 d. 1821)   violin, composer
  Harington, Henry (b. 1727 d. 1816)   physician, author
  Hayes, Philip (b. 1738 d. 1797)   organ, composer
  Hayes, William (b. 1706 d. 1777)   professor of music
  Heather, William (b. 1563 d. 1627)   musician
  Heidegger, John James (b. 1659 d. 1749)   operatic manager
  Hill, Rowland (b. 1744 d. 1833)   preacher, hymnist
  Hook, James (b. 1746 d. 1827)   organ, composer
  Hope, Thomas (b. 1770 d. 1831)   Virtuoso, author
  Howard, Samuel (b. 1710 d. 1782)   composer, organ
  Hunnis, William (d. 1597 died: 1597)   poet, composer
  Incledon, Charles Benjamin (b. 1763 d. 1826)   tenor
  Ingelo, Nathaniel (b. 1621 d. 1693)   divine, musician
  Jackson, William (b. 1730 d. 1803)  
  Jennings, Henry Constantine (b. 1731 d. 1919)   Virtuoso
  Johnstone, John Henry (b. 1749 d. 1828)   actor, tenor
  Jordan, Dorothea Bland (b. 1762 d. 1816)   actress, singer
  Kelly, Michael (b. 1762 d. 1826)   cantante, tenor
  Kemp, Joseph (b. 1778 d. 1824)   composer, teacher
  Kent, James (b. 1700 d. 1776)   cathedral musician, composer
  Kiesewetter, Christopher Gottfried (b. 1777 d. 1827)   violin, composer
  Klose, Francis Joseph (b. 1784 d. 1830)   composer, writer
  Kollman, August Friedrich Christoph (b. 1756 d. 1829)   organ, 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
  Leveridge, Richard (b. -1671 d. 1758)   bass, vocals
  Linley, Elizabeth Ann (b. 1754 d. 1792)   oboe, soprano
  Linley, Thomas (b. 1733 d. 1795)   composer, harpsichord
  Locke, Matthew (b. -1622 d. 1677)   composer
  Mace, Thomas (b. 1619 d. 1709)   deaf musician
  Marbeck, John (d. 1585)   musician, theologian
  Miller, Edward (b. 1731 d. 1807)   organ, historian
  Morley, Thomas (b. 1557)   composer, editor
  Nalson, Valentine (d. 1722)   organ, divine
  Nares, James (b. 1715 d. 1783)   composer
  Parke, John (b. 1745 d. 1829)   oboe
  Purcell, Daniel (b. 1660 d. 1717)   composer, organ
  Purcell, Henry (b. 1658 d. 1695)   composer
  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
  Salomon, Johann Peter (b. 1745 d. 1815)   Musiker, musician
  Shield, William (b. 1748 d. 1829)   theater composer
  Simeon of Durham (a. 1130)   Precentor, historical compiler
  Simpson, Christopher (b. 1605 d. 1669)   guitar, theorist
  Smith, John Stafford (b. 1750 d. 1836)   musicologist, composer
  Stanley, John (b. 1712 d. 1786)   composer, organ
  Stevenson, John (Andrew) (b. 1761 d. 1833)   composer
  Storace, Nancy (b. 1765 d. 1817)   soprano, actress
  Storace, Stephen John Seymour (b. 1763 d. 1796)  
  Tallis, Thomas (b. 1505 d. 1585)   composer, gentleman of the Chapel
  Taverner, John (a. 1530)   musician
  Travers, John (b. 1703 d. 1758)   organ, composer
  Tye, Christopher (b. 1505 d. 1580)   composer, musician
  Urbani, Pietro (b. 1749 d. 1816)   composer, conductor
  Watts, Isaac (b. 1674 d. 1748)   hymn writer, miscellaneous writer
  Webbe, Samuel (b. 1740 d. 1816)   composer, organ
  Wesley, Charles (b. 1707 d. 1788)   divine, hymn writer
  Wise, Michael (b. 1647 d. 1687)   composer, musician
  Woodd, Basil (b. 1760 d. 1831)   hymn writer

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