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 1891

Kirk, J.F.
Critical dictionary of English literature and British and American authors ...
London: 1891, 2 vols. Note
       Note: Vol. 4 & 5 of Allibone q. v


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  Adcock, John (a. 1870)   choir master, writer
  Aide, Charles Hamilton (b. 1826 d. 1906)   author, musicien
  Ainger, Arthur Campbell (b. 1841 d. 1919)   hymn writer, Elegist
  Aird, Marion Paul (b. 1815 d. 1898)   poet, hymnist
  Allen, Edward Heron (b. 1861)   solicitor, violin
  Anderson, William (b. 1799 d. 1873)   clergyman, writer
  Andrews, Richard Hoffmann (b. 1803 d. 1891 a. 1843-1849)   music seller, publisher
  Armstrong, Annie E. (a. 1880)   composer, writer
  Armstrong, Florence C. (b. 1843)   hymn writer, novelist
  Bach, Albert Bernhard (b. 1844 d. 1912)   bass, teacher of singing
  Bailey, Edward (b. 1846)   songwriter
  Baker, Henry Williams (b. 1821 d. 1877)   vicar, hymnist
  Bamford, H.A. (a. 1881)   musician, writer
  Banister, William (a. 1879)   campanologist, author
  Bannatyne, A.M. (a. 1868)   clergyman, minister
  Baptie, David (b. 1822 d. 1906)   music biographer, composer
  Barlow, George (b. 1847)   poet, dramatist
  Barnard, Charlotte Allington (b. 1830 d. 1869)   poet, composer of popular ballads
  Barrett, William Alexander (b. 1834 d. 1891 a. 1887-1891)   church musician, music educator
  Beale, Thomas Willert (b. 1828 d. 1894)   barister, writer
  Bedding, S.A. (a. 1886)   writer on music
  Bell, Jane Cross (b. 1811 d. 1886)   hymn writer
  Bennett, Joseph (b. 1831 d. 1911)   composer, critic
  Birch, James Albert (b. 1839 d. 1895)   vocals, lecturer
  Bishenden, Charles James (b. 1848)   bass, singer
  Bishop, John (b. 1818 d. 1890)   organ, author
  Blake, Emilia (b. 1846)   ballad writer, novelist
  Blew, William Charles Arlington (b. 1848)   barrister, musician
  Bonar, Horatius (b. 1808 d. 1889)   minister, editor
  Bonwick, T. (a. 1880)   singer, writer
  Bowen, Edward Ernest (b. 1836 d. 1901)   schoolmaster, songwriter
  Braithwaite, Martha (a. 1864-1881)   hymnist, memorialist
  Brian, J.F. (b. 1838 d. 1895)   comic singer, songwriter
  Bridge, Frederick [John Frederick] (b. 1844 d. 1924)   organ, composer
  Broadhouse, John (a. 1876-1889)   organ, author
  Brooke, James Mark Saurin (b. 1842)   rector, hymn writer
  Brooks, F.T. (a. 1876)   writer on music
  Brown, A. (a. 1882)   writer on music
  Brown, Arthur Henry (b. 1830 d. 1926)   organ, composer
  Brown, Colin (b. 1818 d. 1896)   musician, professor
  Brown, Henry (a. 1870-1886)   musician, miscellaneous writer
  Brown, J. (a. 1887)   writer on music
  Browne, Marmaduke Edmonstone (a. 1866-1878)   curate, organ
  Browning, Robert (b. 1812 d. 1889)   cast, poet
  Buchan, William Paton (b. 1836)   sanitary engineer, water engineer
  Bunsen, Ernest (b. 1810 d. 1903)   theological writer, soldier
  Burgess, Joseph (b. 1870)   baritone, Elegist
  Burrard, William Dutton (a. 1920)   composer, writer
  Bussell, Frederick William (b. 1862)   composer, classicist
  Butler, Samuel (b. 1835 d. 1902)   philosophical writer, sheepbreeder
  Callcott, Maria Hutchins (b. 1799 d. 1959)   musician, miscellaneous writer
  Callcott, William Hutchins (b. 1807 d. 1882)   organ, composer
  Campbell, Donald (a. 1860)   Lieutenant, writer on music
  Campbell, Edmund (a. 1880)   writer, composer
  Capes, John Moore (d. 1889)   composer, writer
  Cartwright, Robert (a. 1855)   novelist, composer
  Caspar, C.A. (a. 1885)   writer on music, biographer
  Caswall, Edward (b. 1814 d. 1878)   hymn writer
  Cawdell, William (a. 1860)   writer on music
  Challoner, Robert (a. 1874-1879)   writer, composer
  Chappell, William (b. 1809 d. 1888)   music publisher, musical
  Chichester, William (b. 1813 d. 1883)   composer
  Chope, Richard Robert (b. 1830 d. 1928)   clergyman, musician
  Christie, William (b. 1817 d. 1885)   collector, conductor
  Clarke, H. (a. 1885)   writer on music
  Clarke, Hugh Archibald (b. 1839 d. 1927)   conductor, music educator
  Clarke, James Hamilton (Smee) (b. 1840 d. 1912)   organ, conductor
  Clerk, Nellie S. (a. 1885)   song compiler
  Cobb, Gerard Francis (b. 1838 d. 1904)   composer, musician
  Coleridge, Arthur (Duke) (b. 1830 d. 1913)   amateur musician, Burster
  Coles, Vincent Stuckey Stratton (b. 1845 d. 1929)   divine, hymnist
  Collet, Sophia Dobson (b. 1822 d. 1894)   composer, religious writer
  Collin, Frank (a. 1880)   songwriter
  Connolly, James (b. 1829 d. 1892)   priest, writer
  Corrie, C.J. (a. 1885)   ballad writer
  Corrie, Louise (a. 1870)   writer on music
  Crawford, George Arthur (b. 1827 d. 1893)   writer on music, Major
  Creeny, William Frederick (b. 1825 d. 1897)   vicar, music teacher
  Creswick, Margaret (a. 1860)   religious composer
  Croal, George (b. 1811)   composer, piano
  Cromar, Alexander (a. 1856)   writer, clergyman
  Cross, A.E. (a. 1880)   poet, songwriter
  Cross, W. (a. 1880)   poet, songwriter
  Crossley, Thomas Henry Hastings (b. 1846 d. 1926)   composer, Greek professor
  Crowdy, John (b. 1834 d. 1883)   writer, editor
  Crucefix, Robert Harmer (a. 1885)   hymnist
  Cumming, Charles L.B. (a. 1860)   poet Hymnist
  Cummings, William Hayman (b. 1831 d. 1915)   administrator, church musician
  Curwen, John (b. 1816 d. 1880)   congregational minister, proponent of tonic sol-fa
  Curwen, John Spencer (b. 1847 d. 1916)   musician, writer
  Dannreuther, Edward (George) (b. 1844 d. 1905)   piano, writer
  Darling, Thomas (a. 1850)   minister, hymnist
  Davenport, Francis William (b. 1847 d. 1925)   composer, writer on music
  Davies, James Arthur (a. 1850)   classicist, writer on music
  Davis, Thomas (b. 1804 d. 1887)   curate, poet
  Dawson, A. (a. 1865)   writer on music
  De Courcy, Florence (a. 1860)   vocals, writer
  Deakin, Rupert (a. 1870)   musician, textbook writer
  Didier, Adolphe (a. 1856-1871)   Mesmerist, writer
  Dix, William Chatterton (b. 1837 d. 1898)   psalmodist, hymnist
  Dixon, Lucy (a. 1850)   hymn writer
  Doody, William Henry (a. 1885)   writer on music
  Dufferin, Helen Selina (b. 1807 d. 1867)   composer
  Duffield, George (b. 1816 d. 1888)   clergyman, hymnwriter
  Dunbar, David (a. 1855)   poet, songwriter
  Dunstan, Ralph (b. 1857 d. 1933)   composer, writer on music
  Eaton, Thomas Damant (a. 1852)   writer, musician
  Edwards, Basil (b. 1846 d. 1925)   clergyman, songwriter
  Edwards, Frederick George (b. 1853 d. 1909 a. 1897-1909)   organ, writer on music
  Ella, John (b. 1802 d. 1888)   violin, lecturer
  Ellerton, John Lodge (b. 1801 d. 1873)   composer
  Elliott, Charlotte (b. 1789 d. 1871)   psalmodist, hymnist
  Ellison, John Henry Joshua (b. 1855 d. 1944)   composer
  Elvey, Stephen (b. 1805 d. 1860)   organ, composer
  Elwin, John Fountain (b. 1809 d. 1890)   hymnist
  Enoch, Frederick (a. 1875)   songwriter
  Essery, William Alfred (b. 1830 d. 1904)   hymn writer
  Evans, Anne (b. 1820 d. 1870)   poet, composer
  Ewing, Alexander (b. 1830 d. 1895)   Lieutenantcolonel, composer
  Farnie, Henry Brougham (b. 1837 d. 1889 a. 1876)   poet, librettist
  Fisher, Henry (b. 1845)   composer, writer
  Fleming, James M. (b. 1839)   writer, violin
  Fletcher, C.W. (a. 1885)   campanologist, writer
  Flowers, George French (b. 1811 d. 1872 a. 1844-1847)   organ, composer
  Forley, Mary Comber (a. 1885)   piano, composer
  Forrest, Alice (a. 1870)   hymn writer
  Fosbery, Thomas Vincent (a. 1850-1880)   hymnist
  Fowle, Thomas Lloyd (b. 1816)   organ, writer
  Freund, John Christian (b. 1848 d. 1924)   music editor, publisher
  Frost, Henry Frederick (b. 1848 d. 1901)   organ, critic
  Gabb, James (b. 1830)   clergyman, hymnist
  Gall, James (b. 1808)   minister, miscellaneous writer
  Gatty, Alfred Scott (b. 1847 d. 1918)   poet, composer
  Gauntlett, Henry John (b. 1805 d. 1876)   organ, composer
  Geary, E.M. (a. 1841-1848)   musician, writer
  Gibson, Louisa (b. 1833)   musician, teacher
  Gilmore, John (a. 1853-1888)   vicar, ballad writer
  Glover, William (b. 1822)   organ, composer
  Goddard, Joseph (b. 1833)   writer, composer
  Godding, James Henry (b. 1820 d. 1884)   organ, composer
  Gough, Edward (a. 1875)   hymnist
  Graham, Grace (a. 1860)   composer
  Grazebrook, Henry (a. 1850)   poet, songwriter
  Grigg, Joseph (b. 1720 d. 1768)   hymnist, poet
  Grossmith, George (b. 1847 d. 1912)   author, cast
  Grove, George (b. 1820 d. 1900)   engineer, writer on music
  Hadden, James Cuthbert (b. 1861 d. 1914)   organ, writer on music
  Hailstone, Herbert (a. 1880)   translator, songwriter
  Hall, Edward Vine (b. 1837 d. 1909)   composer, organ
  Hamilton, James (b. 1814 d. 1867)   minister, hymnist
  Harford, Frederick Kill (b. 1832)   canon, poet
  Harris, Richard Donald (a. 1865)   hymnist
  Harvey, Edmund George (b. 1828 d. 1884)   composer, author
  Haverfield, Thomas Tunstall (a. 1847)   clergyman, rector
  Havergal, William Henry (b. 1793 d. 1870)   religious composer
  Hawtrey (a. 1865-1875)   children's writer, hymnist
  Haynes, William (a. 1864)   composer
  Hearn, Mary Anne (b. 1834 d. 1909)   hymn writer, Authoress
  Helmore, Frederick (a. 1860-1970)   writer on church music
  Helmore, Thomas (b. 1811 d. 1890)   teacher, choir trainer
  Henry, Daniel (a. 1880)   songwriter
  Hewes, George Whitefield (a. 1860-1865)   ballad writer, financial writer
  Hewitt, Daniel Chandler (b. 1789 d. 1869)   musician, writer
  Heywood, Henry T. (a. 1870)   hymnist
  Heywood, John (b. 1841)   organ, writer
  Higgs, James (b. 1829 d. 1902 a. 1844-1852)   organ, writer
  Hiles, Henry (b. 1826 d. 1904)   organ, composer
  Hiles, John (b. 1810 d. 1882)   composer, organ
  Hill, John (d. 1904)   novelist, songwriter
  Hinton, John William (b. 1849)   organ, composer
  Hipkins, Alfred (James) (b. 1826 d. 1903)   writer on musical instruments, musical antiquary
  Honeyman, William Crawford (b. 1845 d. 1919)   violin, writer
  Hopkins, Edward John (b. 1818 d. 1901)   organ
  Hopkins, Jessie Sale (b. 1846)   novelist, composer
  Horsley, Charles Edward (b. 1822 d. 1876)   composer, writer
  How, William Walsham (b. 1823 d. 1897)   Bishop, hymnist
  Hull, Amelia Mathilda (b. 1825 d. 1882)   hymnist
  Hull, John Dawson (d. 1886)   clergyman, hymnist
  Hullah, John (Pyke) (b. 1812 d. 1884)   composer, composer
  Hullah, M. (a. 1850-1885)   writer on music, biographer
  Hurndall, William Flavel (b. 1830 d. 1888)   minister, headmaster
  Husband, Edward (a. 1866-1884)   divine, composer
  Husk, William Henry (b. 1814 d. 1887)   music scholar, writer on music
  Jackson, John P. (a. 1882)   musician, writer
  Jacque, George (b. 1804 d. 1892 a. 1856)   clergyman, minister
  James, John Kingston (b. 1815 d. 1893)   Lieutenant, songwriter
  Jewitt, William Henry (b. 1842)   poet, hymnist
  Joule, Benjamin St John Baptist (b. 1817 d. 1895)   organ, editor
  Kemble, Adelaide (b. 1814 d. 1879)   interprete, soprano
  Kennedy, Arnold (b. 1852 d. 1938)   piano, composer
  Kennedy, David (b. 1825 d. 1886)   double bass, guitar
  Kennedy-Fraser, Marjorie (b. 1857 d. 1930)   singer, folksong collector
  Kennick, Thomas (a. 1865)   writer on singing
  Kerr, Alexander (a. 1831)   songwriter
  Kingsbury, Frederick (b. 1815 d. 1892 a. 1863)   piano, conductor
  Koelle, L.L. Carmela (a. 1880)   writer on music
  Levy, Benjamin (b. 1811 d. 1875)   author, opera manager
  Lindsay, Maria (b. 1827 d. 1898)   composer
  Linwood, Mary (b. 1755 d. 1845)   composer, needlework artist
  Lover, Samuel (b. 1797 d. 1868)   poet-musician, writer
  Lynch, Thomas Toke (b. 1818 d. 1871)   hymn writer, set design
  MacCabe, Frederick (a. 1860-1893)   tenor, ventriloquist
  MacClymont, James Roxburgh (a. 1875)   songwriter
  MacEwan, Oliver (a. 1880)   writer on music
  Macfadyen, Dugald (a. 1880-1885)   draper, songwriter
  Macfarren, George Alexander (b. 1813 d. 1887)   composer
  Macfarren, Natalia (b. 1827 d. 1916)   translator, singer
  MacGregor, Helen (a. 1855)   writer of ballads
  Mackey, Donald John (d. 1885)   canon, Precantor
  Mackie, S.J. (a. 1880)   campanologist, civil engineer
  Maclagan, Alexander (b. 1811 d. 1879)   poet, songwriter
  Macrory, Edmund (a. 1860)   writer on music
  Major, S.D. (a. 1870-1877)   musician, compiler
  Maker, Frederick Charles (b. 1844 d. 1927)   organ, composer
  Mangold, Carl (Ludwig) Amand (b. 1813 d. 1889)   conductor, composer
  Mann, Richard (b. 1837)   organ, composer
  Mapleson, James Henry (b. 1830 d. 1901)   operatic manager
  Marzials, Theophilus Julius Henry (b. 1850 d. 1920 a. 1883)   composer, poet
  Mason, Thomas Monck (b. 1803 d. 1889)   balloonist, flautist
  Matheson, George (b. 1842 d. 1906)   theologian, hymn writer
  Maude, Mary Fawler (b. 1819 d. 1913)   hymnist, Authoress
  Mayo, Charles Herbert (a. 1868-1887)   vicar, musician
  Midlane, Albert (b. 1825 d. 1909)   hymnwriter, poet
  Miller, Josiah (b. 1832 d. 1880)   hymnologist
  Miller, William (b. 1801 d. 1878)   composer, organ
  Millett, George Bown (b. 1842 d. 1896)   surgeon, antiquary
  Milman, Arthur (a. 1870)   ballad writer
  Minshull, E. (a. 1885)   writer on church music
  Mitchell, W. (a. 1878)   hynmologist
  Molloy, James Lyman (b. 1837 d. 1909)   amateur composer, travel writer
  Monsell, John Samuel Bewley (b. 1811 d. 1875)   hymn writer
  Murby, Thomas (b. 1834)   composer, violin
  Niecks, Friedrich (b. 1845 d. 1924 a. 1907)   scholar, author
  Nilakantha Gore, Ellen Lakshmi (a. 1880)   hymnist
  Norbury, John (a. 1877)   organ, writer
  North, Thomas (b. 1830 d. 1884)   antiquary, campanologist
  Novello, Mary Sabilla (b. 1821 d. 1904)   soprano
  Oakey, George (b. 1841 d. 1927)   composer, writer
  Olivers, Thomas [Oliver] (b. 1725 d. 1799)   preacher, hymnwriter
  Ouseley, Frederick Arthur Gore (b. 1825 d. 1889)   church musician, scholar
  Page, P. (a. 1880)   writer on music
  Palmer, W.H. (a. 1880)   writer on music
  Parke, Walter (a. 1879-1883)   poet, songwriter
  Parkinson, William Wignall (b. 1812 d. 1878 a. 1860)   writer, musician
  Parry, Charles Hubert Hastings (b. 1848 d. 1918)   composer, historian
  Paterson, W. (a. 1875-1880)   songbook compiler, Guidebook writer
  Patmore, E.M. (a. 1886)   writer on music
  Patton, Arthur St George (b. 1853 d. 1892)   hymn composer, barrister
  Payne, Edward John [Edward James] (b. 1844 d. 1904)   historian, writer on music
  Pearsall, Robert Lucas (b. 1795 d. 1856)   composer, antiquarian
  Pearson, Charles (a. 1885)   bell ringer, writer
  Penna, Frederic (b. 1831 d. 1879)   baritone, piano
  Philpots, E.B. (a. 1875)   songwriter
  Phipson, Thomas Lamb (b. 1833)   geologist, musician
  Pole, William (b. 1814 d. 1900)   civil engineer, scholar
  Pontifex, Clara (b. 1807 d. 1876)   miscellaneous writer, composer
  Praeger, Ferdinand (Christian Wilhelm) (b. 1815 d. 1891)   composer, piano
  Prout, Ebenezer (b. 1835 d. 1909)   scholar, editor
  Prynne, George Rundle (b. 1818 d. 1903)   hymn writer
  Pryor, Richard (a. 1875)   hymnist
  Quirk, Henry (a. 1880)   songwriter
  Rackstraw, William Smyth (b. 1823 d. 1895)   musician, miscellaneous writer
  Randegger, Alberto (b. 1832 d. 1911 a. 1883)   conductor, teacher
  Raven, John James (b. 1833 d. 1906)   archaeologist, campanologist
  Rawson, George (b. 1807 d. 1889)   hymn writer
  Reeves, John Sims (b. 1818 d. 1882)   singer, Autobiographer
  Robinson, Edith W. (a. 1885)   ballad writer
  Rodwell, George (Herbert Bonaparte) (b. 1800 d. 1852)   composer, playwright
  Romanis, William (a. 1863-1879)   vicar, hymnist
  Salaman, Charles (Kensington) (b. 1814 d. 1901)   piano, conductor
  Salmond, Felix (Adrian Norman) (b. 1888 d. 1952)   cello
  Semple, Charles Edward Armand (a. 1867)   physician, writer
  Shedlock, Emma L. (a. 1875)   writer on music
  Shipway, William (a. 1880)   writer on campanology
  Skinner, James (b. 1818 d. 1881)   theological writer, hymn writer
  Smith, Laura Alexandrine (a. 1888)   writer, composer
  Snowdon, Jasper Whitfield (b. 1844 d. 1885)   bell ringer, campanologist
  Spark, William (b. 1823 d. 1897)   organ, composer
  Spinney, Walter (b. 1852 d. 1894 a. 1880-1888)   organ, composer
  Stahlschmidt, J.C.L. (a. 1880)   campanologist
  Stainer, John (b. 1840 d. 1901)   musicologist, composer
  Stansfield, E. (a. 1870)   composer
  Statham, Francis Reginald (b. 1844 d. 1908 a. 1881)   composer, writer
  Steed, Albert Orlando (b. 1839 d. 1881)   composer, writer
  Stevenson, George John (b. 1818 d. 1888)   hymnologist, author
  Stewart, Andrew (b. 1842)   poet, composer
  Stewart, Charles (b. 1823)   musician, collector
  Stiddolph, Harold Edward (b. 1845)   organ, poet
  Stirling, William (b. 1818 d. 1878)   historical water, Virtuoso
  Stone, Samuel John (b. 1839 d. 1900)   clergyman, hymnist
  Stone, William Henry (b. 1830 d. 1891)   physician, amateur musician
  Sturges, Richard Yates (b. 1843 d. 1910)   flute, violin
  Sutherland, George (b. 1877 d. 1950)   music publisher, Headman~
  Sutton, Frederick Heathcote (a. 1866)   Reaor~, writer on organs and art
  Sutton, Robert (a. 1870)   writer on music
  Taylor, Sedley (a. 1883)   writer, composer
  Thomas, Florence A. (b. 1843)   composer, conductor
  Thomas, Georgina (b. 1837 d. 1914)   soprano vocalist, writer
  Thring, Godfrey (b. 1823 d. 1903)   hymnologist
  Tissington, Richard (a. 1880-1905)   ballad writer
  Van Aalst, J.A. (a. 1880)   writer on music
  Venables, Leonard Charles (b. 1847 d. 1928)   conductor, bass
  Verney, Frederick William (b. 1846)   barrister, diplomat
  Wade, James Clifft (b. 1847)   composer, organ
  Walker, George (b. 1783 d. 1868)   minister, hymnist
  Warman, John Watson (b. 1842 a. 1872-1873)   organ, writer
  Warner, John Allan (b. 1851 d. 1928)   vicar, hymnist
  Waterfield, William (a. 1975)   hymnist
  Watkins, A. (a. 1885)   writer on singing
  Weatherly, Frederic Edward (b. 1848 d. 1929 a. 1894)   lyricist, songwriter
  Webb, F. Gilbert (a. 1888-1897)   organ, composer
  Webbe, Samuel (b. 1740 d. 1816)   composer, organ
  Webster, Clarinda Augusta   piano, music teacher
  West, Henry (a. 1846)   composer, writer
  Westbrook, Benjamin Vine (b. 1859 d. 1947)   organ, composer
  Westbrook, William Joseph (b. 1831 d. 1894)   organ, composer
  Whishaw, Frederick J. (b. 1854)   tenor, composer
  White, Maud Valerie (b. 1855 d. 1937)   composer, writer
  Whitfield, Frederick (b. 1829 d. 1904)   vicar, hymn writer
  Whittingham, Alfred (d. 1895)   organ, composer
  Wigram, Woolmore (b. 1831 d. 1907)   campanologist
  Wilson, Frederick Sydney (a. 1870)   poet, songwriter
  Wrenford, Edwin Charles (a. 1951-1897)   vicar, songwriter
  Wright, Henry Smith (a. 1882)   translator, writer on music

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