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Campbell, Alexander (1764–1824), composer and writer

Francis Watt

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/4464

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Campbell, Alexander (1764–1824), composer and writer, born on 22 February 1764 at Tombea, Loch Lubnaig, Perthshire, and first educated at the school in Callander, was the second son of a carpenter who moved to Edinburgh, where he died when Alexander was eleven years old. The family was supported by ...

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