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1775, Jul 51847, Dec 29
an English composer and organist. Born in Norwich, Norfolk, to a master carpenter he showed early musical talent as a child prodigy. His composition The Captivity of Judah was played at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, on 4 June 1789; his most successful composition in adulthood was the oratorio Palestine (1812). He may have composed the Westminster Chimes in 1793.
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