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Holmes, Edward (1797?-1859), music critic

John Warrack

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/13591

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Holmes, Edward (1797?-1859), music critic, was probably born in London in 1797, though his death certificate gives his age in 1859 as fifty-nine. At John Clarke's school, Enfield, he became friends with Keats, whose respect he won first as a fighter but subsequently for his literary taste. He was in ...

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