William Felton

(1715—1769) composer

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(b Drayton, 1715; d Hereford, 1769). Eng. composer, organist, harpsichordist, and Anglican clergyman (vicar-choral, Hereford Cath.). His popular hpd. gavotte was adapted for the song ‘Farewell Manchester’. Comp. 32 concs. for org. or hpd.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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