James William Davison

(1813—1885) music critic

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(b London, 1813; d Margate, 1885). Eng. music critic on The Times 1846–79. Friend of Mendelssohn and antipathetic to Wagner. Husband of pianist Arabella Goddard. Founded Musical Examiner 1842.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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