Jonathan Battishill

(1738—1801) composer and organist

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(b London, 1738; d Islington, 1801).

Eng. organist, theatre musician, and composer for church, stage, and glee clubs. His anthem, O Lord, look down from Heaven, still often sung. (Elgar provided an orch. accompaniment for it, Worcester Fest. 1923).

Subjects: Music.

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