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 1857

Waller, J.F.
The imperial dictionary of universal biography ...
London: 1857-63, 16 vols.


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  Alcock, John (b. 1715 d. 1806)   organ, composer
  Aldrich, Henry (b. 1648 d. 1710)   divine, scholar
  Anderson, William (b. 1799 d. 1873)   clergyman, writer
  Arne, Michael (b. 1740 d. 1786)   composer
  Arne, Thomas Augustine (b. 1710 d. 1778)   composer, violin
  Ashley (b. 1769 d. 1818)   violin
  Ashley, Charles Jane (b. 1773 d. 1843)   cello
  Ashley, John (b. 1734 d. 1805)   musician, conductor
  Ashley, John James (b. 1772 d. 1815)   singer, organ
  Ashwell, Thomas (b. 1478 d. 1513 a. 1530)   composer
  Aston, Hugh (b. 1485 d. 1558)   composer, organ
  Atterbury, Luffman (b. 1740 d. 1796 a. 18th century )   composer, musician
  Attey, John (d. 1640 a. 1622)   lute, composer
  Avison, Charles (b. 1710 d. 1770)   composer, conductor
  Ayrton, William (b. 1777 d. 1858)   composer, writer
  Babell, William (b. 1690 d. 1723)   violin, composer
  Bacon, Richard Mackenzie (b. 1776 d. 1844)   journalist, inventor
  Baildon, Joseph (b. 1727 d. 1774 a. 1760-1780)   composer, singer
  Balfe, Michael William (b. 1808 a. 19th century )   composer, singer
  Baltzar, Thomas (b. 1630 d. 1663)   violin, composer
  Banister, John (b. 1625 d. 1679)   composer, violin
  Barnard, John (a. 1641)   composer, clergyman
  Barnett, John (b. 1802 d. 1890)   singer, composer
  Barrett, John (b. 1676 d. 1719 a. 1710)   cast, child of the Chapel
  Barsanti, Francesco (b. 1690 d. 1772)   composer, musician
  Barthelemon, Francois Hippolyte (b. 1741 d. 1808)   violin, composer
  Bartleman, James (b. 1769 d. 1821)   bassist
  Bartlett, John (a. 1606-1610)   composer, musician
  Bates, Joah (b. 1740 d. 1799)   civil servant, organ
  Bateson, Thomas (b. 1580 d. 1620)   organ, composer
  Batten, Adrian (b. -1599 d. 1637)   composer, singing man at Westminster
  Battishill, Jonathan (b. 1738 d. 1801)   organ, composer
  Beddome, Benjamin (b. 1717 d. 1795)   clergyman, hymn writer
  Bennet, John (a. 1600)   musician, composer
  Bennett, William Sterndale (b. 1816 d. 1875)   composer
  Bertini, Henri Jerome (b. 1798 d. 1876)   musicien, piano
  Best, William Thomas (b. 1826 d. 1897)   organ
  Bevin, Elway (b. 1554 d. 1639)   composer, theorist
  Bexfield, William Richard (b. 1824 d. 1853)   composer, organ
  Bianchi, Francesco (b. 1752)   composer, compositore
  Billington, Elisabeth (b. 1769)   Musikerin, singer
  Birchensha, John (b. CAD2> d. 1681 a. 1672)   theorist, composer
  Bishop, Henry Rowley (b. 1786 d. 1855)   composer
  Bishop, John (b. 1665 d. 1737)   author, director
  Blagrave, Thomas (d. 1688)   musician
  Blagrove, Henry Gamble (b. 1811 d. 1872)   violin
  Blitherman, William (d. 1591)   organ, composer
  Blow, John (b. 1649 d. 1708)   child of the Chapel, composer
  Boyce, William  
  Brade, William (a. 1615)   violin, composer
  Braham, John (b. 1774 d. 1856)   singer
  Brewer, Thomas (b. 1611 d. -1670)   violin, composer
  Britton, Thomas (b. 1644 d. 1714)   music patron, amateur musician
  Browning, Robert (b. 1812 d. 1889)   cast, poet
  Bryne, Albertus (b. 1621 d. 1671)   organ, composer
  Bunting, Edward (b. 1773 d. 1843)   collector of Irish folk songs, organ
  Burney, Charles (b. 1726 d. 1814)   composer, storiografo
  Busby, Thomas (b. 1755 d. 1838)   writer, musician
  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
  Carlton, Richard (b. 1558 d. 1638 a. 1577)   madrigalist, composer
  Carter, Thomas [Charles Thomas] (b. 1740 d. 1804)   composer
  Chappell, William (b. 1809 d. 1888)   music publisher, musical
  Child, William (b. 1606 d. 1697)   composer, organ
  Clarke, Jeremiah (b. 1674 d. 1707)   composer, organ
  Clarke, John (b. 1770 d. 1836)   organ, composer
  Clarke, Stephen (b. 1735 d. 1797)   composer, organ
  Clayton, Thomas (a. 1706)   composer
  Clayton, Thomas (a. 1706)   composer
  Clementi, Muzio (b. 1752)   composer, compositeur
  Clifford, James (b. 1622 d. 1698)   divine, musician
  Coleman, Charles (b. 1605 d. 1664)   arranger, cast
  Coleman, Edward (d. 1669)   counter tenor, composer
  Cooke, Benjamin (b. 1734 d. 1793)   organ, composer
  Cooke, Henry (b. 1615 d. 1672)   singer, choir trainer
  Cooke, Robert (b. 1768 d. 1814)   organ, musician
  Cooke, Thomas Simpson (b. 1782 d. 1848)   singer, instrumentalist
  Coperario, Giovanni  
  Corkine, William (a. 1610-1612)   composer
  Cornysshe, William (d. 1524)   musician
  Costeley, Guillaume [also: William] (b. 1531 d. 1606)   composer, musicien
  Cosyn, Benjamin (b. 1570 d. 1652)   composer
  Courteville, Raphael (a. 1687-circa1735)   organ, composer
  Craig, Adam (b. 1667 d. 1741)   editor, composer
  Danby, John (b. 1757 d. 1798)   musician
  Davy, John (b. 1763 d. 1824)   composer
  Day, Alfred (b. 1810 d. 1849)   music theorist
  Dering, Richard (b. 1580 d. 1630)   composer, organista
  Dibdin, Charles (b. 1745 d. 1814)   composer, poet
  Doubleday, John (b. 1799 d. 1856)   printer, copyist
  Dowland, John (b. 1563 d. ?)   composer, lutenist
  Draghi, Giovanni Battista (a. 1673-1707)   musician, compositore
  Dragonetti, Domenico (b. 1763 d. 1846)   double bass, musicisti
  Dufferin, Helen Selina (b. 1807 d. 1867)   composer
  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)  
  Dussek, Katerina Veronika Anna (b. 1769 d. 1833)   music teacher, composer
  Ebdon, Thomas (b. 1738 d. 1811)   organ, conductor
  Eccles, John (b. 1668 d. 1735)   composer
  Elliotson, John (b. 1791 d. 1868)   physician, Mesaerist
  Elvey, George Job (b. 1816)   organ, composer
  Evelyn, John (b. 1620 d. 1706)   cast, civil servant
  Fairfax, Robert (d. 1529)   musician
  Farmer, John (a. 1591-1601)   madrigalist, composer
  Farmer, Thomas (d. 1688 died: 1688)   composer, violin
  Ferrabasco, Alfonso (d. 1628)   lutenist, composer
  Ferrabosco, Alfonso (a. 1544-1587)   composer
  Field, John (b. 1782 d. 1837)   composer, compositore
  Ford, Thomas (d. 1648)   composer
  Fountaine, Andrew (b. 1676 d. 1753)   Virtuoso
  Galuppi, Baldassare (b. 1706 d. 1785)   composer, compositore
  Gamble, John (d. 1657 died: 1687)   composer, cornet
  Geminiani, Francis (b. 1687 d. 1762)   musicisti
  Giardini, Felice (b. 1716 d. 1796)   composer, violin
  Gibbons, Christopher (b. 1615 d. 1676)   organ, composer
  Gibbons, Orlando (b. 1583 d. 1625)   composer, organ
  Giles, Nathaniel (b. 1558 d. 1634)   gentleman of the Chapel, organ
  Giordani, Giuseppe (b. 1743 d. 1798)   composer, compositore
  Greene, Maurice (b. 1696 d. 1755)   organ, composer
  Halle, Charles (b. 1819 d. 1895)   piano, composer
  Hamilton, James (b. 1814 d. 1867)   minister, hymnist
  Harrison, Anne (b. 1625 d. 1680)   lutenist, singer
  Herd, David (b. 1732 d. 1810)   collector of old Scots songs, ballad collector
  Hill, Rowland (b. 1744 d. 1833)   preacher, hymnist
  Hilton, John (b. 1599 d. 1657)   organ, composer
  Holmes, Edward (b. 1797 d. 1859)   critic, organ
  Hook, James (b. 1746 d. 1827)   organ, composer
  Hope, Thomas (b. 1770 d. 1831)   Virtuoso, author
  Horsley, Charles Edward (b. 1822 d. 1876)   composer, writer
  Horsley, William (b. 1774 d. 1858)   composer
  Hullah, John (Pyke) (b. 1812 d. 1884)   composer, composer
  Humfrey, Pelham (b. 1647 d. 1674)   lute, composer
  Incledon, Charles Benjamin (b. 1763 d. 1826)   tenor
  Ive, Simon (b. 1600 d. 1662)   musician, composer
  Jackson, William (b. 1730 d. 1803)  
  Jordan, Dorothea Bland (b. 1762 d. 1816)   actress, singer
  Julian, Louis Antoine (b. 1812 d. 1860)   conductor
  Kalkbrenner, Frederic Wilhelm Michael (b. 1785 a. 1830-1831)   Komponist, piano
  Kelly, Michael (b. 1762 d. 1826)   cantante, tenor
  Kent, James (b. 1700 d. 1776)   cathedral musician, composer
  King, Charles (b. 1687 d. 1748)   cast, cathedral musician
  Lampe, John Frederick (b. 1703 d. 1751)   composer, bassoon
  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
  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
  Loder, Edward (James) (b. 1813 d. 1865)   composer
  Lover, Samuel (b. 1797 d. 1868)   poet-musician, writer
  Lucas, Charles (b. 1808 d. 1869)   cello, conductor
  Macfarren, George Alexander (b. 1813 d. 1887)   composer
  Macfarren, Walter Cecil (b. 1826 d. 1905)   piano, composer
  Mainzer, Joseph (b. 1801 d. 1851)   organ, music teacher
  Malibran, Maria-Felicia Garcia (b. 1808 d. 1836 a. 19th century )   cantatrice, mezzo-soprano
  Marbeck, John (d. 1585)   musician, theologian
  Mazzinghi, Joseph (b. 1765 d. 1844)   composer
  Morley, Thomas (b. 1557)   composer, editor
  Mornington, Garret Colley Wesley (b. 1735 d. 1781)   composer
  Nares, James (b. 1715 d. 1783)   composer
  Novello, Clara (Anastasia) (b. 1818 d. 1908 a. 1830-1831)   soprano, prima donna
  Novello, Vincent (b. 1781 d. 1861)   organ, conductor
  Parish, Eli (b. 1816 d. 1849)   harp, composer
  Pinto, George Frederick (b. 1785 d. 1806)   composer, violin
  Potter, Cipriani [Philip Cipriani Hambly] (b. 1792 d. 1871)   composer, piano
  Purcell, Henry (b. 1658 d. 1695)   composer
  Reeves, John Sims (b. 1818 d. 1882)   singer, Autobiographer
  Robinson, Robert (b. 1735 d. 1790)   minister, hymn writer
  Simeon of Durham (a. 1130)   Precentor, historical compiler
  Skinner, John (b. 1721 d. 1807)   lyricist, songwriter
  Torry, Thomas Gordon Anderson (b. 1805 d. 1856)   clergyman, songwriter
  Travers, John (b. 1703 d. 1758)   organ, composer
  Watts, Isaac (b. 1674 d. 1748)   hymn writer, miscellaneous writer
  Wesley, Charles (b. 1707 d. 1788)   divine, hymn writer

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