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Horn, Charles Edward (1786 - 1849), composer, singer

Nicholas Temperley

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 London, 21 June 1786; d Boston, 21 Oct 1849). English composer and singer of German parentage. He was taught music by his father, the composer Karl Friedrich Horn, and Venanzio Rauzzini, and began his performing career as a double bass and cello player in the London theatres; as a singer he first appeared on the stage on 26 June 1809, in Matthew King's opera Up All Night at

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