Reference Entry

Nares, James (bap. 1715, d. 1783), composer and organist

James Cuthbert Hadden and Kim Reynolds

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Nares, James (bap. 1715, d. 1783), composer and organist, was born at Stanwell, Middlesex, and baptized there on 19 April 1715, the elder son of George Nares and brother of Sir George Nares, judge. The family moved to Albury, Oxfordshire, and he became a chorister in the Chapel Royal under ...

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