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 1856

Knight, C.
Biography ...
London: 1856-72, 7 vols.
      (Series: The English Cyclopaedia; Division III)


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  Alcock, John (b. 1715 d. 1806)   organ, composer
  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
  Attwood, Thomas (b. 1765 d. 1838)   composer, organ
  Avison, Charles (b. 1710 d. 1770)   composer, conductor
  Ayrton, Edmund (b. 1734 d. 1808)   organ, composer
  Ayrton, William (b. 1777 d. 1858)   composer, writer
  Balfe, Michael William (b. 1808 a. 19th century )   composer, singer
  Bennett, William Sterndale (b. 1816 d. 1875)   composer
  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
  Bononcini, Giovanni (b. 1670)   composer, compositore
  Boyce, William  
  Browning, Robert (b. 1812 d. 1889)   cast, poet
  Burney, Charles (b. 1726 d. 1814)   composer, storiografo
  Busby, Thomas (b. 1755 d. 1838)   writer, musician
  Byrd, William (b. 1538 d. 1623)  
  Callcott, John Wall (b. 1766 d. 1821)   composer, theorist
  Campion, Thomas (d. 1619)   librettista, poet
  Carey, Henry (b. 1689 d. 1743)   composer, dramatist
  Cooke, Benjamin (b. 1734 d. 1793)   organ, composer
  Costa, Michael (Andrew Agnus) (b. 1808 d. 1884)   conductor, composer
  Croft, William (b. 1677 d. 1727)   musician
  Crotch, William (b. 1775 d. 1847)   composer, organ
  Dibdin, Charles (b. 1745 d. 1814)   composer, poet
  Dupuis, Thomas Sanders [Saunders] (b. 1730 d. 1796)   composer, organ
  Dussek, Jean Louis (b. 1761 d. 1812)  
  Elliotson, John (b. 1791 d. 1868)   physician, Mesaerist
  Evelyn, John (b. 1620 d. 1706)   cast, civil servant
  Gaimar, Geoffrey (a. 1140)   minstrel, author
  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
  Hope, Thomas (b. 1770 d. 1831)   Virtuoso, author
  Hullah, John (Pyke) (b. 1812 d. 1884)   composer, composer
  Jackson, William (b. 1730 d. 1803)  
  Kelly, Michael (b. 1762 d. 1826)   cantante, tenor
  Kemble, Adelaide (b. 1814 d. 1879)   interprete, soprano
  Kent, James (b. 1700 d. 1776)   cathedral musician, 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
  Leslie, Henry (David) (b. 1822 d. 1896)   choir conductor, composer
  Leveridge, Richard (b. -1671 d. 1758)   bass, vocals
  Lind, Jenny (b. 1820 d. 1887)   sangerinde, sopran
  Linley, Thomas (b. 1756 d. 1778)   violin, composer
  Linley, Thomas (b. 1733 d. 1795)   composer, harpsichord
  Locke, Matthew (b. -1622 d. 1677)   composer
  Lover, Samuel (b. 1797 d. 1868)   poet-musician, writer
  Macfarren, George Alexander (b. 1813 d. 1887)   composer
  Marbeck, John (d. 1585)   musician, theologian
  Martini, Giuseppe San (d. 1750)   musician, composer
  Morley, Thomas (b. 1557)   composer, editor
  Mornington, Garret Colley Wesley (b. 1735 d. 1781)   composer
  Moscheles, Ignaz (b. 1794 d. 1870)   compositor, compositore
  Nares, James (b. 1715 d. 1783)   composer
  Philidor, Francois-Andre Danican (b. 1726 d. 1795)   chess player, composer
  Potter, Cipriani [Philip Cipriani Hambly] (b. 1792 d. 1871)   composer, piano
  Purcell, Henry (b. 1658 d. 1695)   composer
  Ravenscroft, Thomas (b. 1582 d. 1635)   editor, vocals
  Shield, William (b. 1748 d. 1829)   theater composer
  Simeon of Durham (a. 1130)   Precentor, historical compiler
  Smith, John Stafford (b. 1750 d. 1836)   musicologist, composer
  Spofforth, Reginald (b. -1770 d. 1827)   glee composer
  Stanley, John (b. 1712 d. 1786)   composer, organ
  Stevens, Richard John Samuel (b. 1757 d. 1837)   composer, musician
  Stirling, William (b. 1818 d. 1878)   historical water, Virtuoso
  Storace, Stephen John Seymour (b. 1763 d. 1796)  
  Tallis, Thomas (b. 1505 d. 1585)   composer, gentleman of the Chapel
  Tannahill, Robert (b. 1774 d. 1810)   poet, songwriter
  Travers, John (b. 1703 d. 1758)   organ, composer
  Tudway, Thomas (b. 1650 d. 1726)   composer, page of the Chapel
  Tye, Christopher (b. 1505 d. 1580)   composer, musician
  Viotti, Giovanni Battista (b. 1755 d. 1824)   compositore, violin
  Wallace, Vincent [William Vincent] (b. 1812 d. 1865)   composer
  Watts, Isaac (b. 1674 d. 1748)   hymn writer, miscellaneous writer
  Webbe, Samuel (b. 1740 d. 1816)   composer, organ
  Weldon, John (d. 1736)   organ
  Wesley, Charles (b. 1757 d. 1834)   composer, musician
  Wesley, Samuel (b. 1766 d. 1837)   composer, organ
  Wilbye, John (b. 1574 d. 1638 a. 1598)   composer, musician
  Wilson, John (b. 1595 d. 1674)   lutenist
  Wise, Michael (b. 1647 d. 1687)   composer, musician
  Wolfl, Joseph (b. 1772 d. 1814)   Komponist, piano

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