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Henry Rowley Bishop

Composer Henry R. Bishop dominated the musical surroundings in London’s theatrical globe in the years 1810 – 1840. In the twenty-first hundred years, he’s known, if, as the author of the popular melody “House, Sweet House!” with lyrics with the American dramatist John Howard Payne. Bishop’s dad was a haberdasher, …

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John Stanley

Blinded at age group 2, John Stanley started desultory music lessons when he was 7 and, after a false begin, advanced so quickly that he was produced organist at a nearby church when he was only 12. Stanley would grow up to be the leading British organist of his time …

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