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Robinson, John (1682–1762), organist

L. M. Middleton

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/23851

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Robinson, John (1682–1762), organist, was a chorister of the Chapel Royal in 1700 under Dr John Blow. In 1710 he was appointed organist of St Lawrence Jewry in the City of London. As an organist he enjoyed wide popularity, although his playing received mixed reviews. In 1713 he was the first person in ...

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