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Willman, Thomas Lindsay (1784 - 1840), clarinettist, basset-horn

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 ?London, 1784; d London, 28 Nov 1840). English clarinettist and basset-horn player of German descent. His father, John Willman, was a German bandsman who came to Britain, probably in the second half of the 18th century, and obtained employment with various regiments in both England and Ireland. Thomas had a brother, Henry, who was a trumpet player. One of his sisters, a harpist, married the flautist Charles Nicholson,

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