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Kirkman, Jacob

R. H. Legge

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Kirkman, Jacob (d. 1812?), composer, was a nephew of the Jacob Kirkman who had a harpsichord-making business in Broad Street, Golden Square, London, about 1770. The family was of Alsatian origin. The younger Kirkman built up a reputation in London before the end of the eighteenth century as a pianist and composer of works for the piano. He may have been the ...

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Subjects: Composition

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