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O'Donoghue, D.J.
The poets of Ireland.
A biographical ... dictionary of Irish writers of English verse ...
Dublin: 1912

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  Alley, George (a. 1804-1818)   physician, songwriter
  Anderson, W.H. (a. 1858)   poet, musician
  Barnard, Charlotte Allington (b. 1830 d. 1869)   poet, composer of popular ballads
  Barton, William (b. 1598 d. 1678)   hymnologist
  Benn (a. 1850)   hymn writer
  Blackall, Elizabeth (a. 1835)   hymnist
  Blake, Dinny (a. 1852)   song collector
  Blake, Emilia (b. 1846)   ballad writer, novelist
  Bowen, Edward Ernest (b. 1836 d. 1901)   schoolmaster, songwriter
  Boyse, John (a. 1690)   hymnist, topical writer
  Brett, M. (a. 1880)   nun, hymnist
  Brooke, James Mark Saurin (b. 1842)   rector, hymn writer
  Bryant, Michael (a. 1820-1840)   poet, songwriter
  Burgh, Walter (a. 1825)   composer
  Burns, William (b. 1889)   organ, hymnist
  Burrowes, Robert (b. 1756 d. 1841)   DEAN~, sermonist
  C., H.M. (a. 1820)   Elegist
  Campbell, Duncan (a. 1795)   soldier, songwriter
  Carleton, William (b. 1835 d. 1885)   vocals, actor
  Carroll, John   songwriter
  Carty, J.S. (a. 1860)   songwriter
  Caulfield, John (d. 1865)   actor, songwriter
  Connolly, James (b. 1829 d. 1892)   priest, writer
  Conway, Frederick William (a. 1800)   Elegist
  Corbet, Robert (b. 1810 d. 1881)   hymnist
  Costello, John (a. 1861)   journalist, ballad writer
  Crossley, Thomas Henry Hastings (b. 1846 d. 1926)   composer, Greek professor
  Dalton, Edward Tuite (d. 1822)   songwriter, theater proprietor
  Daly, Brian (a. 1890)   poet, songwriter
  Deerers, W.J. (a. 1912)   composer, songwriter
  Denny, Edward (b. 1796 d. 1889)   poet, hymnist
  Dowdall, Launcelot John George Downing (a. 1890)   clergyman, hymnist
  Downes, William MacNamara (a. 1833-1850)   poet, songwriter
  Downing, Denis J. (b. 1871 d. 1909)   sports journalist, songwriter
  Drew, Thomas (b. 1800 d. 1870)   clergyman, hymnist
  Dufferin, Helen Selina (b. 1807 d. 1867)   composer
  Dunlop, William (b. 1768 d. 1821)   Pastor, songwriter
  Fagan, Thomas (d. 1883)   singer, translator
  Fallon, Susan Ann (a. 1865)   hymnist
  Feehan, James (a. 1860-1870)   headmaster, poet
  Ferris, Robert (a. 1825)   divine, hymnist
  Fitzwilliam, Edward (b. 1833)   journal editor, songwriter
  Fosbery, Thomas Vincent (a. 1850-1880)   hymnist
  French, William Percy (b. 1854 d. 1920 a. 1919)   singer, songwriter
  Garland, James (d. 1842)   poet, songwriter
  Geoghegan, Joseph Bryan (b. 1815 d. 1889)   music hall manager, songwriter
  Gibson, Francis (a. 1890)   piano, songwriter
  Graham, William (b. 1816)   songwriter, weaver
  Guernsey, Wellington (b. 1817 d. 1885 a. 1844)   poet, composer
  Hall, W.C. (a. 1885)   songwriter
  Hamerton (a. 1825)   actor, composer
  Hawkesworth, John (a. 1760)   hymnist
  Henry, Daniel (a. 1880)   songwriter
  Higgins, Patrick Philip (b. 1829)   poet, dramatist
  Hill, John (d. 1904)   novelist, songwriter
  Holiday, Alexander Henry (d. 1880)   hymnist, General
  Holiday, Joseph (a. 1825)   poet, musician
  Hope, Henry Joy McCracken (b. 1809 d. 1872)   book binder, hymnist
  Howick, William (a. 1825)   clergyman, hymnist
  Hull, John Dawson (d. 1886)   clergyman, hymnist
  Hunter, William (b. 1811 d. 1877)   hymnologist, clergyman
  Keane, M.J. (a. 1905)   ballad writer
  Kearney, James (d. 1876)   singer
  Keegan, John (a. 1836-1852)   music seller, publisher
  Kelly, Frances Maria (b. 1790 d. 1882)   singer, actress
  Kelly, Thomas (b. 1769 d. 1855)   clergyman, hymnist
  Kerr, John (a. 1825)   composer, dramatist
  Lander, John   solicitor, songwriter
  Lanigan, James Aloysius (b. 1846)   composer, divine
  Lanigan, Remigius W. (b. 1858)   composer, poet
  Laughlin, John William (a. 1865)   hymnist
  Lenigan, Henrietta Jane (a. 1840)   poet, illustrateur
  Leslie, Emma (b. 1812 d. 1872)   hymnist
  Lover, Samuel (b. 1797 d. 1868)   poet-musician, writer
  Lynch, Thomas Toke (b. 1818 d. 1871)   hymn writer, set design
  Lysaght, Edward (b. 1763 d. 1811)   songwriter, poet
  M'Master, Duncan (b. 1815)   violin
  M., R. (a. 1750)   Elegist
  Macfadyen, Dugald (a. 1880-1885)   draper, songwriter
  Maguire, Thomas (d. 1855)   compiler of sacred music, songwriter
  Maher, William (b. 1823 d. 1877)   songwriter
  Malcolm, Andrew George (b. 1782 d. 1823)   clergyman, hymnist
  McCullagh, Thomas (b. 1821 d. 1908)   minister, biographer
  McDermott, John (a. 1770)   composer, comic writer
  McGlennon, Felix (a. 1896)   composer, music publisher
  McGranahan, James (d. 1907)   composer, conductor
  McSorley, Hugh (b. 1819 d. 1892)   priest, hymnist
  McSwiney, Paul (b. 1856 d. 1890)   composer, novelist
  Mitchell, John F. (d. 1891)   songwriter, composer
  Molloy, James Lyman (b. 1837 d. 1909)   amateur composer, travel writer
  Monsell, John Samuel Bewley (b. 1811 d. 1875)   hymn writer
  Mornington, Garret Colley Wesley (b. 1735 d. 1781)   composer
  Morris, Charles (b. 1745 d. 1838)   songwriter
  O'Brien, James Nagle (b. 1848)   songwriter
  O'Dwyer, Michael John (a. 1860)   dramatic composer
  O'Flaherty, Charles (b. 1794 d. 1828)   newspaper editor, poet
  O'Flanagan, Edward (a. 1880)   songwriter
  O'Kane, Tullius Clinton (b. 1830 d. 1912)   composer, hymnist
  O'Leary, Joseph (d. 1845)   songwriter, journalist
  O'Mahony, Martin Joseph (b. 1848)   singer, poet
  O'Reardon (a. 1835)   songwriter
  O'Reilly, Laurence (a. 1800)   Elegist
  Ogden, John (b. 1828 d. 1864)   songwriter, vocals
  Ogden, Jonathan Robert (b. 1806 d. 1882)   composer
  Ogle, George (b. 1742 d. 1814)   politician, composer
  Patterson, Annie (Wilson) (b. 1868 d. 1934)   folksong collector, writer on music
  Patton, Arthur St George (b. 1853 d. 1892)   hymn composer, barrister
  Quin, Edward (a. 1835)   songwriter, coach builder
  Quin, Simon   songwriter
  Quinton, Thomas (d. 1860)   songwriter
  Quirk, Henry (a. 1880)   songwriter
  Reeves, Peter Bullen (b. 1820 d. 1905)   harp, poet
  Ryan, C.P.   priest, ballad writer
  Ryan, Desmond Lumley (b. 1851 d. 1888)   critic, songwriter
  Ryan, Hubert S. (b. 1876)   musician, songwriter
  Seymour, Aaron Crossly Hobart (b. 1789 d. 1870)   hymnologist, hymnist
  Sharp, John (d. 1731)   Elegist
  Shekleton, Mary (b. 1827 d. 1883)   religious writer, hymnist
  Shirley, Walter (b. 1725 d. 1786)   hymn writer
  Smyth, Edward (a. 1775)   minister, hymnist
  Starkey, Stanley (a. 1670)   Elegist
  Temple, Hope (b. 1859 d. 1938)   songwriter
  Tighe, William   songwriter, father of Harry Tighe
  Toleken, John (d. 1865)   songwriter
  Trainor, J.P. (d. 1910)   songwriter
  Tuthill, Jane Anne Villiers (a. 1850)   songwriter
  Twigg, Lizzie (a. 1900)   songwriter, poet
  Vousden, Valentine   entertainer, songwriter
  Wade, Joseph Augustine (b. 1801 d. 1845)   composer
  Ware, Henry (a. 1715-1762)   divine, songwriter
  Weekes (a. 1830)   song compiler
  Weyman, David (b. 1771 d. 1822 a. 1812)   vicar choral, psalmodist
  White, Charlotte (a. 1840)   hymnist
  White, Patrick Frederick (b. 1799 d. 1875)   musician, poet
  White, Richard Edward (b. 1843)   poet, songwriter
  Whitfield, Frederick (b. 1829 d. 1904)   vicar, hymn writer
  Whyte, David (b. 1782 d. 1872)   minister, hymnist
  Wilson, Hill (a. 1830)   songwriter, compiler
  Wilson, James (a. 1810)   poet, songwriter
  Young, Alexander Bell Filson (b. 1876)   newspaper editor, poet

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