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Hogarth, George (1783–1870), music critic

John Warrack

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Hogarth, George (1783–1870), music critic, was born at Carfrae Mill, near Oxton, Berwickshire, on 6 September 1783, the son of Robert Hogarth, a farmer, and his wife, Mary, née Scott. He studied law in Edinburgh, becoming a writer to the signet, and practising between 1810 and 1830. He also studied the cello and composition, and acted as joint secretary to the ...

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Subjects: Music Criticism and Journalism

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