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 1853

Rose, H.J.
A new general biographical dictionary ...
London: 1853, 12 vols.


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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
  Allen, Henry (b. 1748 d. 1784)   preacher, writer
  Allibond, John (b. 1597 d. 1658)   schoolmaster, music lecturer
  Arne, Michael (b. 1740 d. 1786)   composer
  Arne, Thomas Augustine (b. 1710 d. 1778)   composer, violin
  Ashe, Andrew (b. 1759 d. 1838)   flute, composer
  Ashley (b. 1769 d. 1818)   violin
  Ashwell, Thomas (b. 1478 d. 1513 a. 1530)   composer
  Atterbury, Luffman (b. 1740 d. 1796 a. 18th century )   composer, musician
  Attwood, Thomas (b. 1765 d. 1838)   composer, organ
  Ayrton, Edmund (b. 1734 d. 1808)   organ, composer
  Babell, William (b. 1690 d. 1723)   violin, composer
  Bach, Johann Christian (b. 1735 d. 1782)   composer, Musiker
  Banester, Gilbert (b. 1450 d. 1490)   composer, poet
  Bartleman, James (b. 1769 d. 1821)   bassist
  Barton, William (b. 1598 d. 1678)   hymnologist
  Battishill, Jonathan (b. 1738 d. 1801)   organ, composer
  Beard, John (b. 1717 d. 1791)   tenor, actor
  Bennet, John (a. 1600)   musician, composer
  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
  Bryennius, Manuel (a. 1300)   scholar, ?TH~
  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
  Cambert, Robert (b. 1627 d. 1677)   composer, organ
  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
  Corri, Domenico (b. 1746 d. 1825)   composer, publisher
  Creightan, Robert (b. 1639 d. 1734)   Precentor
  Croft, William (b. 1677 d. 1727)   musician
  Davy, John (b. 1763 d. 1824)   composer
  Dibdin, Charles (b. 1745 d. 1814)   composer, poet
  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
  Eccles, Solomon (b. 1617 d. 1682)   later shopkeeper, musician
  Evelyn, John (b. 1620 d. 1706)   cast, civil servant
  Ford, Ann [aft. Thicknesse] (b. 1737 d. 1824)   Authoress, musician
  Fountaine, Andrew (b. 1676 d. 1753)   Virtuoso
  Gaimar, Geoffrey (a. 1140)   minstrel, author
  Geminiani, Francis (b. 1687 d. 1762)   musicisti
  Gibbons, Christopher (b. 1615 d. 1676)   organ, composer
  Gibbons, Orlando (b. 1583 d. 1625)   composer, organ
  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
  Hayman, Nicholas Francis (b. 1679 d. 1729)   musician, composer
  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
  Hume, Abraham (b. 1749 d. 1838)   Virtuoso
  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
  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, Thomas (b. 1733 d. 1795)   composer, harpsichord
  Linley, Thomas (b. 1756 d. 1778)   violin, composer
  Linley, William (b. 1771 d. 1835)   composer, author
  Locke, Matthew (b. -1622 d. 1677)   composer
  Mace, Thomas (b. 1619 d. 1709)   deaf musician
  Malibran, Maria-Felicia Garcia (b. 1808 d. 1836 a. 19th century )   cantatrice, mezzo-soprano
  Marbeck, John (d. 1585)   musician, theologian
  Martini, Giuseppe San (d. 1750)   musician, composer
  Mazzinghi, Joseph (b. 1765 d. 1844)   composer
  Miller, Edward (b. 1731 d. 1807)   organ, historian
  Moore, Henry (b. 1732 d. 1802)   minister, hymnist
  Morley, Thomas (b. 1557)   composer, editor
  Mornington, Garret Colley Wesley (b. 1735 d. 1781)   composer
  Nalson, Valentine (d. 1722)   organ, divine
  Nares, James (b. 1715 d. 1783)   composer
  Pegge, Samuel (b. 1733 d. 1800)   antiquary, poet
  Philidor, Francois-Andre Danican (b. 1726 d. 1795)   chess player, composer
  Poole, Maria (b. 1770 d. 1833)   singer, composer
  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
  Smith, John Stafford (b. 1750 d. 1836)   musicologist, composer
  Snow, Sophia (b. 1745 d. 1886)   actress, vocals
  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
  Stevenson, John (Andrew) (b. 1761 d. 1833)   composer
  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
  Torrington, Frederick Herbert (b. 1837 d. 1917)   organ, piano
  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
  Watson, Thomas (b. 1557 d. 1592)   man of letters, poet
  Watts, Isaac (b. 1674 d. 1748)   hymn writer, miscellaneous writer
  Weldon, John (d. 1736)   organ
  Wesley, Charles (b. 1707 d. 1788)   divine, hymn writer
  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
  Young, Cecilia (b. 1711 d. 1789)   soprano

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