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  1. 18th 19th 20th 21st 22nd 23rd Pages in category "18th-century British composers" The following 35 pages are in this category, out of 35 total. This list may not reflect recent changes . A Samuel Arnold (composer) Thomas Attwood (composer) B Jonathan Battishill John Bennett (composer) Thomas Busby (composer) D John Davy (composer) Sophia Dussek E

  2. Mar 8, 2023 · Thomas Arne, in full Thomas Augustine Arne, (born March 12, 1710, London, Eng.—died March 5, 1778, London), English composer, chiefly of dramatic music and song. According to tradition, Arne was the son of an upholsterer in King Street, Covent Garden.

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  3. According to him, many songs published after 1793 can be attributed to Thomas, including the duet Goodman White and Gaffer Grey op. 24 (c. 1796) and a Canzonet op. 25 (c. 1796) for one or two voices, as well as the collection Songs, Duos, Trios, Catches, Glees and Canons op. 27 (n.d.). These pieces were published "for the composer" (that is, at ...

  4. Thomas Clayton (1673–1725) was an English violinist and composer, and a member of The King's Musick at the court of William III. His is said to be the first to acclimatise legitimate opera in England. Life [ edit] His father was William Clayton.

  5. Thomas Busby (26 December 1755 – 28 May 1838) [1] was an English composer. Early life [ edit] Busby was the son of a coach-painter. He was born at Westminster, London, in December 1755. His father was musical, and sang himself; when his son developed a fine treble voice, he decided to bring him up as a musician.

  6. Thomas Brewer (1611–c. 1660) was a 17th-century composer best known for introducing the glee form. Little is known of his life. However many of his compositions have survived. Most of them are catches, rounds and glees but three instrumental pieces are stored in the Oxford Music School collection.

  7. Dec 6, 2019 · Thomas Augustine Arne (; 12 March 1710 – 5 March 1778) was an English composer. He is best known for his patriotic song “Rule, Britannia!” and the song “A-Hunting We Will Go”. Arne was a leading British theatre composer of the 18th century, working at Drury Lane and Covent Garden.

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