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Bacon, Thomas

Carole Lynne Price.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Strings; Composition. 1022 words.

Bacon, Thomas (1700?–1768), Church of England clergyman and musician, was probably born either in the Isle of Man or Cumberland. He had at least one brother. He is known to have been in...

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Davis, Gary D.

Bill McCulloch and Barry Lee Pearson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques; Blues; Jazz; Strings. 1227 words.

Davis, Gary D. (30 April 1896–05 May 1972), guitarist and religious singer, was born in Laurens County, South Carolina, south of Spartanburg, the son of John Davis and Evelina (maiden name...

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Eccles, Solomon

Caroline L. Leachman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Education and Pedagogy; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Strings; Instrumental and Ensemble Education; Religion and Education. 1540 words.

Eccles, Solomon (1617?–1682), musician and Quaker missionary, was probably baptized on 14 September 1617 at Hatfield, Hertfordshire, the son of Solomon Eccles. His father was a musician,...

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