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 1821

Watkins, J.
The universal biographical dictionary ...
New ed.
London: 1821


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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
  Arne, Thomas Augustine (b. 1710 d. 1778)   composer, violin
  Avison, Charles (b. 1710 d. 1770)   composer, conductor
  Baines, Thomas (b. 1622 d. 1680)   physician, professor
  Battishill, Jonathan (b. 1738 d. 1801)   organ, composer
  Beard, John (b. 1717 d. 1791)   tenor, actor
  Bevin, Elway (b. 1554 d. 1639)   composer, theorist
  Boyce, William  
  Britton, Thomas (b. 1644 d. 1714)   music patron, amateur musician
  Browne, Simon (b. 1680 d. 1732)   Pastor, author
  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)  
  Carey, George Saville (b. 1743 d. 1807)   poet, dramatist
  Carey, Henry (b. 1689 d. 1743)   composer, dramatist
  Cecil, Richard (b. 1748 d. 1810)   clergyman, musician
  Child, William (b. 1606 d. 1697)   composer, organ
  Clarke, Jeremiah (b. 1674 d. 1707)   composer, organ
  Croft, William (b. 1677 d. 1727)   musician
  Davy, John (b. 1763 d. 1824)   composer
  Dibdin, Charles (b. 1745 d. 1814)   composer, poet
  Dunstable, John (b. 1390 d. 1453)   composer, musician
  Evelyn, John (b. 1620 d. 1706)   cast, civil servant
  Fischer, Johann Christian (b. 1733 d. 1800)   oboe
  Ford, Ann [aft. Thicknesse] (b. 1737 d. 1824)   Authoress, musician
  Fountaine, Andrew (b. 1676 d. 1753)   Virtuoso
  Geminiani, Francis (b. 1687 d. 1762)   musicisti
  Gibbons, Orlando (b. 1583 d. 1625)   composer, organ
  Greene, Maurice (b. 1696 d. 1755)   organ, 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
  Heidegger, John James (b. 1659 d. 1749)   operatic manager
  Howard, Samuel (b. 1710 d. 1782)   composer, organ
  Ingelo, Nathaniel (b. 1621 d. 1693)   divine, musician
  Jackson, William (b. 1730 d. 1803)  
  Kemp, Joseph (b. 1778 d. 1824)   composer, teacher
  Lanier, Nicholas (b. 1588 d. 1666)  
  Lawes, Henry (b. 1596 d. 1662)   composer, gentleman of the Chapel
  Locke, Matthew (b. -1622 d. 1677)   composer
  Mace, Thomas (b. 1619 d. 1709)   deaf musician
  Miller, Edward (b. 1731 d. 1807)   organ, historian
  Moore, Henry (b. 1732 d. 1802)   minister, hymnist
  Nalson, Valentine (d. 1722)   organ, divine
  Nares, James (b. 1715 d. 1783)   composer
  Philidor, Francois-Andre Danican (b. 1726 d. 1795)   chess player, 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
  Simeon of Durham (a. 1130)   Precentor, historical compiler
  Stanley, John (b. 1712 d. 1786)   composer, organ
  Tallis, Thomas (b. 1505 d. 1585)   composer, gentleman of the Chapel
  Tye, Christopher (b. 1505 d. 1580)   composer, musician
  Watts, Isaac (b. 1674 d. 1748)   hymn writer, miscellaneous writer
  Wesley, Charles (b. 1707 d. 1788)   divine, hymn writer

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