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Clinton, George Arthur (1850 - 1913), clarinettist

Pamela Weston

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 Newcastle upon Tyne, 16 Dec 1850; d London, 24 Oct 1913). English clarinettist. He was the son of Arthur Clinton, a bandmaster and clarinettist. At the age of 17 he was appointed to Queen Victoria's private band and moved with his family to London. He became a brilliant player, with a clear solid tone and an immaculate technique. His brother James (1852–97) was as good a player, but

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