John Troutbeck


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(b Blencowe, Cumberland, 1832; d Westminster, 1899). Eng. translator and clergyman. Precentor, Manchester Cath. 1865–9, minor canon, Westminster Abbey from 1869. For Novello's, trans. Bach Passions, Christmas Oratorio, Magnificat, etc., Beethoven Mount of Olives, Brahms Song of Destiny, Dvořák Spectre's Bride, St Ludmilla, Gounod Redemption, Weber Jubilee Cantata. His opera trans. incl. Mozart's Così fan tutte and Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Wagner's Der fliegende Holländer, and Gluck's Orfeo, Iphigénie en Tauride, and Iphigénie en Aulide.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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