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Clifford, James (bap. 1622, d. 1698), Church of England clergyman and musician

W. B. Squire.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations; Voice; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 538 words.

Clifford, James (bap. 1622, d. 1698), Church of England clergyman and musician, son of Edward Clifford, a cook, was born at Oxford, in the parish of St Mary Magdalen, where he was baptized...

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Dickerson, Isaac Perry (1850/1852–1900), singer and preacher

Jeffrey Green.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Blues; Jazz; Religion; Voice. 786 words.

Dickerson, Isaac Perry (1850/1852–1900), singer and preacher, was born into slavery in Wytheville, in south-west Virginia's Appalachian Mountains, probably in July 1850 or in 1852 (sources...

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Estwick, Sampson (1656/7–1739), musician and Church of England clergyman

L. M. Middleton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 760 words.

Estwick, Sampson (1656/7–1739), musician and Church of England clergyman, was, according to Hawkins, one of the first set of children of the Chapel Royal under Henry Cooke, after the...

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Folcard (d. after 1085), monk, musician, and hagiographer

Frank Barlow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice; History of Religion; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Composition. 775 words.

Folcard (d. after 1085), monk, musician, and hagiographer, was a Benedictine of St Bertin's, at St Omer in Flanders, who became acting abbot of Thorney (c.1069–85). He can be compared with...

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Goscelin (b. c. 1035, d. in or after 1107), Benedictine monk, musician, and hagiographer

Frank Barlow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice; History of Religion; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Composition. 1497 words.

Goscelin (b. c. 1035, d. in or after 1107), Benedictine monk, musician, and hagiographer, was a Fleming by birth, and joined the Benedictine order at the abbey of St Bertin in...

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Gostling, John (1649/50–1733), singer and Church of England clergyman

Olive Baldwin and Thelma Wilson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 642 words.

Gostling, John (1649/50–1733), singer and Church of England clergyman, was born at East Malling, Kent, the son of Isaac Gostling (d. 1669), a chandler, and educated at the King's School,...

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Grierson, Francis

Lynn Altenbernd.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Voice; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1204 words.

Grierson, Francis (18 September 1848–29 May 1927), musician, writer, and mystic, was born Benjamin Henry Jesse Francis Shepard in Birkenhead, England, the son of Joseph Shepard and Emily...

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Hayes, William (bap. 1741, d. 1790)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 3 words.

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MacEwan, (Alfred) Sydney Marley (1908–1991), singer and Roman Catholic priest

Katherine Manville.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1106 words.

MacEwan, (Alfred) Sydney Marley (1908–1991), singer and Roman Catholic priest, was born on 19 October 1908 at 130 Keppockhill Road, Glasgow, the younger of the two sons of John Smith...

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Osbern (d. 1094?), Benedictine monk, hagiographer, and musician

J. C. Rubenstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Voice; History of Religion; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Composition. 975 words.

Osbern (d. 1094?), Benedictine monk, hagiographer, and musician, was precentor of Christ Church, Canterbury, whose life centred around the saints and relics of his priory. The earliest...

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