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Ayrton, Edmund (<i>died</i> 1808), organist, composer

Watkins Shaw

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Ripon, bap. 19 Nov 1734; d Westminster, London, 22 May 1808). English organist and composer. He was the younger brother of William Ayrton (b Ripon, bap. 18 Dec 1726; d Ripon, 2 Feb 1799), who was organist of Ripon Cathedral from 7 June 1748 until his death. He was appointed organist, rector chori and ‘singing-man’ (with the additional post of auditor, perhaps merely as an augmentation of

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