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Johnson, John (ii) - music publisher, printer, music seller, violin maker

Frank Kidson, William C. Smith and Peter Ward Jones

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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(fl 1740–62). English music publisher, printer, music seller and possibly violin maker. He began his business in London by 1740, and probably acquired part of those of daniel Wright and benjamin Cooke (i), some of whose publications he reissued from the original plates. Around the mid-18th century the predominance of the Walsh engraving and publishing business began to wane, and Johnson was responsible for publishing some of

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