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Beale, William (1784–1854), organist and singer

W. B. Squire

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Beale, William (1784–1854), organist and singer, was born at Landrake, Cornwall, on 1 January 1784. He was a chorister at Westminster Abbey under Samuel Arnold and Robert Cooke until his voice broke, after which he served as a midshipman on board the Révolutionnaire...

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