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Hawkins, Sir John (1719-1789), music scholar and lawyer

John Wagstaff

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/12674
Hawkins, Sir John (1719-1789), music scholar and lawyer

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Hawkins, Sir John (1719-1789), music scholar and lawyer, was born on 29 March 1719 at Green Dragon Court, Cow Lane, London, the only surviving son of John Hawkins (1691-1771) and his wife, Elizabeth (bap. 1686, d. 1760), daughter of Thomas Gwatkin of Fownhope, Herefordshire. Nothing further is known about his ...

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