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Price, Robert (<i>died</i> 1761), amateur musician, music theorist

Jamie C. Kassler

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 Herefordshire, 2 Nov 1761). English amateur musician and music theorist. He was the son of Uvedale Price (b 1685; d after 1761). Some time before 1737 he travelled to Rome to study composition with Andrea Basili and painting with G.B. Busiri. About 1738 he went to Geneva, where he took part in amateur theatricals with Gaspard Fritz, R.N.A. Neville, J.C. Smith, Benjamin Stillingfleet, William Windham and others. Price superintended

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Subjects: Music

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