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Gawler, William (1750–1809), organist and composer

L. M. Middleton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10472

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Gawler, William (1750–1809), organist and composer, was born in Lambeth, Surrey, the son of a schoolmaster. His sister married Dr Pearce, lecturer at St Mary's, Lambeth, master of the academy at Vauxhall and afterwards subdean of the Chapel Royal. Gawler's op. 2, a collection of varied pieces for harpsichord or piano, with instructions, was published by ...

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Subjects: Composition ; Keyboard

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