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Gunn, Barnabas (<i>died</i> 1753), organist, composer

Watkins Shaw and Simon Heighes

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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(d Birmingham, 6 Feb 1753). English organist and composer. He was appointed organist of St Philip’s Church, Birmingham, in 1715. In 1730 he became organist of Gloucester Cathedral, where he remained until 1739. From 1740 until his death he was organist of both St Philip’s (now the cathedral) and St Martin’s churches, Birmingham, and he was also postmaster of the town. From Hayes’s pamphlet (see below) it appears that he was,

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