William Hayes

(1707—1777) composer

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(b Gloucester, 1707; d Oxford, 1777). Eng. composer and organist. Org., Worcester Cath., 1731–4, Magdalen Coll., Oxford, 1734–42, prof. of mus., Oxford Univ., 1742–77. Champion of Handel's mus. Comp. cantatas, catches, glees, church mus.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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