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William Shrubsole

(c. 1760—1806) organist


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(b Canterbury, 1760; d London, 1806). Eng. composer and organist. Org., Bangor Cath. 1782–4 and Lady Huntingdon's Chapel, Clerkenwell, 1784–1806. Wrote hymn-tune Miles Lane (pubd. anonymously 1799), sung to words ‘All hail the power of Jesu's name’ by E. Perronet (1762–92), and others. Subject of famous essay (1943) by Vaughan Williams.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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