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Kirkman [Kirckman, Kirchmann], Jacob (1710–1792), harpsichord maker

Charles Mould

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/55529

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Kirkman [Kirckman, Kirchmann], Jacob (1710–1792), harpsichord maker, was born on 4 March 1710 at Bischweiler (or Bischwiller), near Strasbourg, the first of seven children of Abraham Kirchmann (1673–1754) of Bischweiler and his wife, Suzanna M. Burckhard (whom he had married in 1706). Jacob...

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Subjects: Instrument-building Firms

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