Reference Entry

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

John Wagstaff

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


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 ...

Reference Entry.  2043 words. 

Subjects: biography ; history

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribeRecommend to my Librarian