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Jackson, Thomas (c. 1715–1781), organist and composer

Ian Bartlett

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/67179

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Jackson, Thomas (c. 1715–1781), organist and composer, is of obscure origin. Little is known of his early career, but in 1739 he was elected to the Royal Society of Musicians, and he had become a member of the king's band by 1767. In April 1768 he was appointed organist and master of the song school at ...

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Subjects: Composition ; Keyboard

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