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Charlie Chaplin

b. Charles Spencer Chaplin, 16 Apr 1889, Walworth, London, Britain, d. 25 Dec 1977, Vevey, Switzerland. Probably one of the most essential and important filmmakers ever, music was just a small section of Chaplin’s accomplishments. Due to his silent movies, by enough time that audio arrived in Chaplin was a …

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William Henry Monk

Most likely better known in his day simply because an organist, church musician, and music editor, William Henry Monk composed a good amount of popular hymn tunes, including perhaps one of the most famous from nineteenth century England, Eventide, useful for the hymn Abide beside me. He also had written …

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