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James Hook

(1746—1827) organist and composer


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(b Norwich, 1746; d Boulogne, 1827).

Eng. composer and organist. Org. and composer Marylebone Gardens 1769–73, Vauxhall Gardens 1774–1820. Wrote oratorio, org. conc., pf. sonatas, cantatas, and over 2,000 songs, best‐known being Sweet Lass of Richmond Hill.

Subjects: Music.


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