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Sinclair, John (1791–1857), singer

J. C. Hadden

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Sinclair, John (1791–1857), singer, was born on 9 December 1791 near Edinburgh, the son of David Sinclair, a cotton spinner. He joined the band of Campbell of Shawfield's regiment as a clarinettist, and went to Aberdeen. There he taught singing until he was able to buy his discharge. As he liked the stage and had a fine tenor voice, he went to ...

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