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 1824

Watt, R.
Bibliotheca britannia : or, A general index to British ... literature ...
Edinburgh: 1824, Vols. 1 & 2.


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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
  Alford, John (a. 1568)   lutenist, translator
  Alison, Richard (a. 1592-1606)   composer, professor
  Alley, George (a. 1804-1818)   physician, songwriter
  Allibond, John (b. 1597 d. 1658)   schoolmaster, music lecturer
  Avison, Charles (b. 1710 d. 1770)   composer, conductor
  Badini, Francis Charles (a. 1782-1791)   Exile, composer
  Banister, John (b. 1625 d. 1679)   composer, violin
  Barber, Abraham (a. 1686)   musician, composer
  Beale, John (b. 1791 d. 1833 a. 1820)   composer, piano
  Beddome, Benjamin (b. 1717 d. 1795)   clergyman, hymn writer
  Bevin, Elway (b. 1554 d. 1639)   composer, theorist
  Birchensha, John (b. CAD2> d. 1681 a. 1672)   theorist, composer
  Blow, John (b. 1649 d. 1708)   child of the Chapel, composer
  Bottomley, Joseph (b. 1786 d. 1858)   musician, organ
  Bowman, Thomas (b. 1728 d. 1792)   vicar, musician
  Boyse, John (a. 1690)   hymnist, topical writer
  Browne, Simon (b. 1680 d. 1732)   Pastor, author
  Bruen, Lewis (a. 1785)   Psalmist
  Burgh, A. (a. 1814)   writer on music, compiler
  Burney, Charles (b. 1726 d. 1814)   composer, storiografo
  Burrowes, Robert (b. 1756 d. 1841)   DEAN~, sermonist
  Bury, Samuel (b. 1663 d. 1730)   minister, sermonist
  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
  Campion, Thomas (d. 1619)   librettista, poet
  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
  Clark, Richard (b. 1780 d. 1856)   composer, musician
  Clifford, James (b. 1622 d. 1698)   divine, musician
  Corfe, Joseph (b. 1740 d. 1820)   organ
  Corri, Domenico (b. 1746 d. 1825)   composer, publisher
  Creightan, Robert (b. 1639 d. 1734)   Precentor
  Croft, William (b. 1677 d. 1727)   musician
  Cross, William (d. 1826)   organ, psalmodist
  Crotch, William (b. 1775 d. 1847)   composer, organ
  Crouch, Hemphrey (a. 1635-1671)   ballad writer, pamphleteer
  Dakins, William Whitfield (a. 1798-1810)   Precentor, writer
  Daman, William (b. 1549 d. 1591)   composer, Royal musician
  Daniel, Richard (a. 1664)   copyist, writer
  Darwall, John (b. 1731 d. 1789)   cleric, composer
  Delamote, P.   writer on music
  Dibdin, Charles (b. 1745 d. 1814)   composer, poet
  Dowland, John (b. 1563 d. ?)   composer, lutenist
  Dumon, William (a. 1590)   composer
  Dunstable, John (b. 1390 d. 1453)   composer, musician
  Eastcott, Richard (b. 1740 d. 1828)   writer, musician
  Evelyn, John (b. 1620 d. 1706)   cast, civil servant
  Farmer, John (a. 1591-1601)   madrigalist, composer
  Ferebe, George (a. 1595)   composer
  Fond, John (a. 1725)   writer on music
  Ford, Ann [aft. Thicknesse] (b. 1737 d. 1824)   Authoress, musician
  Foxton, Thomas (a. 1725)   songwriter
  Francis, Benjamin (b. 1734 d. 1799)   poet, clergyman
  Furtado, John (a. 1794-?1824 active: 1798)   musician, textbook writer
  Galliard, John Ernest (b. 1680 d. 1749)   composer, organ
  Gamble, John (d. 1657 died: 1687)   composer, cornet
  Gardiner, Richard (a. 1750)   Elegist
  Gardner, W. (a. 1810)   poet, hymnist
  Garth, John (b. 1722 d. 1810)   composer
  Gawler, William (b. 1750 d. 1809)   organ, publisher
  Geminiani, Francis (b. 1687 d. 1762)   musicisti
  Gibbons, Orlando (b. 1583 d. 1625)   composer, organ
  Gower (a. 1790)   songwriter
  Graham, George Farquhar (b. 1789 d. 1867)   musician, composer
  Graham, Robert (d. 1797)   composer
  Grassineau, James (b. 1715 d. 1769)   musician, translator
  Gray, Charles (b. 1782 d. 1851)   musical poet, naval captain
  Green, William (a. 1810)   musician, compiler
  Gunn, Ann (d. 1826 a. 1803)   piano, writer
  Gunn, John (b. 1765 d. 1824)   writer on music
  Guy, J. (a. 1795)   songwriter
  Gwynneth, John (b. 1495 d. 1562)   composer, divine
  Hammond, William (b. 1717 d. 1783)   minister, hymnist
  Hart, Joseph (b. 1712 d. 1768)   preacher, hymnist
  Hayes, William (b. 1706 d. 1777)   professor of music
  Hayman, Nicholas Francis (b. 1679 d. 1729)   musician, composer
  Heck, John Caspar (b. 1740 d. 1791 a. 1768)   theorist, writer on music
  Hill, Rowland (b. 1744 d. 1833)   preacher, hymnist
  Hobhouse, Thomas (a. 1780)   Elegist, poet
  Hole, John (a. 1790)   musician, compiler
  Hope, Thomas (b. 1770 d. 1831)   Virtuoso, author
  Hoskins, Joseph (b. 1745 d. 1788)   clergyman, hymnist
  Hunnis, William (d. 1597 died: 1597)   poet, composer
  Hunter, William (a. 1760)   songwriter
  Ingelo, Nathaniel (b. 1621 d. 1693)   divine, musician
  Ivery, John (a. 1773)   music teacher, composer
  Jackson, William (a. 1720)   writer on music
  Jackson, William (b. 1730 d. 1803)  
  Jamieson, Robert (b. 1780 d. 1844)   song compiler
  Jones, Griffith (a. 1815)   writer on music
  Jones, Robert (a. 1616)   composer, poet
  Keeble, John (b. 1711 d. 1786)   organ, composer
  Kemp, Joseph (b. 1778 d. 1824)   composer, teacher
  King, Matthew Peter (b. 1773 d. 1823)   composer
  Kirkby, George (a. 1595)   musician, writer
  Kirke, Thomas (b. 1650 d. 1706)   Virtuoso
  Kollman, August Friedrich Christoph (b. 1756 d. 1829)   organ, composer
  Latrobe, Christian Ignatius (b. 1758 d. 1836)   composer
  Lawes, Henry (b. 1596 d. 1662)   composer, gentleman of the Chapel
  Lawson, Roderick (b. 1831)   lecturer, composer
  Leighton, William (b. 1565 d. 1622 a. 1614)   amateur poet, editor
  Lichfild, Henry (a. 1613)   madrigalist, songwriter
  Linley, William (b. 1771 d. 1835)   composer, author
  Locke, Matthew (b. -1622 d. 1677)   composer
  Logier, Johann Bernhard (b. 1777 d. 1846)   piano, teacher
  Lowe, Edward (d. 1682)   composer, organ
  Mace, Thomas (b. 1619 d. 1709)   deaf musician
  Malcolm, Alexander (b. 1685 d. 1763)   theorist, teacher
  Marbeck, John (d. 1585)   musician, theologian
  Marsh, John (b. 1752 d. 1828)   author, composer
  Maxwell, Francis Kelly (b. 1730 d. 1782)   chaplain of the Asylum for Female Orphans, divine,
  Maynard, John (a. 1611)   lutenist
  Mead, Henry (a. 1795)   hymnist
  Miller, Edward (b. 1731 d. 1807)   organ, historian
  Moor, James (b. 1712 d. 1779)   Greek composer
  Moore, Henry (b. 1732 d. 1802)   minister, hymnist
  Moore, Thomas (d. 1792)   teacher of psalmody
  Morgan, T.B. (a. 1795)   poet, card player
  Morley, Thomas (b. 1557)   composer, editor
  Morris, Thomas (a. 1806)   captain, songwriter
  Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (b. 1756 d. 1791)   composer
  Mundy, John (d. 1630)   organ, composer
  Nalson, Valentine (d. 1722)   organ, divine
  Nares, James (b. 1715 d. 1783)   composer
  Nelson, Thomas (a. 1580)   printer, ballad writer
  Olivers, Thomas [Oliver] (b. 1725 d. 1799)   preacher, hymnwriter
  Overend, Marmaduke (d. 1790 died: 1790)   organ, theorist
  Parker, Martin (a. 17th century )   Balladmonger
  Parsley, R. (a. 1785)   writer on music
  Peacock, Francis (b. 1723 d. 1807)   dance master, dancing master
  Pearce, Samuel (a. 1776)   composer, hymnist
  Pegge, Samuel (b. 1733 d. 1800)   antiquary, poet
  Pitman, Ambrose (b. 1763 d. 1817)   musician, poet
  Price, Laurence (a. 1625-1680)   ballad writer, satirist
  Priest, William (a. 1790-1800)   musician, travel writer
  Pudway, Thomas   composer
  Ravenscroft, Thomas (b. 1582 d. 1635)   editor, vocals
  Relf, John (b. 1766 d. 1837)   teacher, composer
  Riley, William (a. 1750-1801)   musician, writer
  Rippon, John (b. 1751 d. 1836)   clergyman, composer
  Robinson, Clement (a. 1566-1584)   songwriter
  Robinson, Robert (b. 1735 d. 1790)   minister, hymn writer
  Sandilands, Richard (a. 1785)   preacher, hymnist
  Spence, Sarah (a. 1795-1821 active: 1810)   writer, poet
  Stevens, C. (a. 1810)   writer on music
  Stevenson, John (Andrew) (b. 1761 d. 1833)   composer
  Sykes, S. (a. 1810)   novelist, hymn writer
  Tailour, Robert (a. 1613-1625)   religious poet, musician
  Tallis, Thomas (b. 1505 d. 1585)   composer, gentleman of the Chapel
  Tannahill, Robert (b. 1774 d. 1810)   poet, songwriter
  Thomas, Francis Tracy (a. 1795)   cornet, novelist
  Thomson, George (b. 1757 d. 1851 a. 1793-1845)   collector of Scotch, Welsh and Irish Airs
  Thomson, James (a. 1778-1830)   musician
  Thomson, William (a. 1580)   hymnist
  Turk, Daniel Gottlob (b. 1750 d. 1813)   theorist, composer
  Turner, Daniel (b. 1710 d. 1798)   pastor, hymnist
  Turner, William (a. 1677-1724)   writer on music
  Tye, Christopher (b. 1505 d. 1580)   composer, musician
  Urfoy, Young (a. 1760)   songwriter
  Vaunberger, C.C. (a. 1800)   organ, translator
  Wanless, Thomas (b. 1673 d. 1721)   organ, composer
  Ward, Valentine (a. 1810)   hymnist
  Waring, William (a. 1770)   musician, translator
  Watson, Thomas (b. 1557 d. 1592)   man of letters, poet
  Watts, Isaac (b. 1674 d. 1748)   hymn writer, miscellaneous writer
  Weldon, Richard   composer
  Wesley, Charles (b. 1707 d. 1788)   divine, hymn writer
  West, Benjamin (a. 1730-1813)   organ, writer on music
  Whitehead, Thomas (a. 1790)   musician, biographer
  Whithorne, Thomas (b. 1530)   musical amateur
  Williams, William (a. 1700)   composer
  Yonge, Nicholas (d. 1619 a. 1588-1597)   music editor, singer
  Young, Walter (b. 1745 d. 1814)   writer on music, clergyman

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