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Langford, Abraham (1711–1774), auctioneer

Anita McConnell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Langford, Abraham (1711–1774), auctioneer, was born in the parish of St Paul, Covent Garden, London, of unknown parentage. As a young man he began to write for the stage, his first published piece being an ‘entertainment’ called The Judgment of Paris, produced in 1730. His ballad opera entitled ...

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