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Ayers, Kevin Cawley (1944–2013), singer, musician, and composer

Ken Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Composition. 1077 words.

Ayers, Kevin Cawley (1944–2013), singer, musician, and composer, was born on 16 August 1944 at St Edward's Nursing Home in Herne Bay, Kent, the son of Rowan Gordon Ayers (1922–2008), then a...

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Barrett, Roger Keith [Syd] (1946–2006), musician and songwriter

Rikky Rooksby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Strings. 1736 words.

Barrett, Roger Keith [Syd] (1946–2006), musician and songwriter, was born on 6 January 1946 at 60 Glisson Road, Cambridge, the fourth of five children of Arthur Max Barrett, medical...

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Coles, Cecil Frederick Gottlieb (1888–1918), musician and composer

Rachel Moore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Composition. 1248 words.

Coles, Cecil Frederick Gottlieb (1888–1918), musician and composer, was born at The Hermitage, Tongland, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 7 October 1888, the eldest son in the family of three sons...

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Collins, Dorothy Ann [Dolly] (1933–1995), folk musician

Ken Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Composition. 1155 words.

Collins, Dorothy Ann [Dolly] (1933–1995), folk musician, was born on 6 March 1933 at Fernbank Nursing Home, Old London Road, Hastings, the elder of the two daughters of (Leonard) George...

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Dankworth, Sir John Philip William [Johnny] (1927–2010), jazz musician and composer

Digby Fairweather.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Brass; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Composition. 2554 words.

Dankworth, Sir John Philip William [Johnny] (1927–2010), jazz musician and composer, was born at 38 Beech Hall Road, Walthamstow, Essex, on 20 September 1927, the only son and younger child...

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Davy [Davys], Richard (d. 1521?), church musician

Nick Sandon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Conducting; Composition. 1223 words.

Davy [Davys], Richard (d. 1521?), church musician, is of unknown origins, but rose to be one of the leading composers of his generation. All that is certain about his career is that he was...

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Fayrfax [Fairfax], Robert (1464–1521), composer and church musician

Nick Sandon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Conducting; Composition. 2613 words.

Fayrfax [Fairfax], Robert (1464–1521), composer and church musician, was born on 23 April 1464 at Deeping Gate, Northamptonshire, the sixth of at least twelve children of William Fayrfax (dnull...

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Hopkinson, Francis (1737–1791), musician, jurist, and revolutionary politician in America

P. M. Zall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; US Politics; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1021 words.

Hopkinson, Francis (1737–1791), musician, jurist, and revolutionary politician in America, was born on 2 October 1737 in Philadelphia and baptized at Christ Church, son of Thomas Hopkinson...

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Horwood, William (c. 1430–1484), church musician and composer

Roger Bowers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Conducting; Composition. 612 words.

Horwood, William (c. 1430–1484), church musician and composer, is of unknown parentage and upbringing. During 1458–9 he was admitted to the Confraternity of St Nicholas, a guild of the...

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Killen, Louisa Jo [formerly Louis Joseph Killen] (1934–2013), singer, musician, and composer

Ken Hunt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice; Performance Practice and Studies; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Composition. 951 words.

Killen, Louisa Jo [formerly Louis Joseph Killen] (1934–2013), singer, musician, and composer, was born on 10 January 1934 at 44 Faraday Grove, Gateshead, the child of Francis Killen, public...

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