Choirboys in History

Name Site of Choirboy Experience Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
Hahn, Bernhard Breslau Cathedral 1780-1852 Comp./Choirm.  German
Hall, Henry Chapel Royal, London 1655-1707 Comp./Organist  English
Hamal, Jean-Noël Liège Cathedral 1709-1778 Comp./Choirm.  Walloon
Hamerton, William Henry Christ Church Cathedral  1795-   ? Comp./Choirm.  Irish
Handl (Gallus), Jacob Camiola 1550-1591 Comp./Choirm.  Austrian
Hann, Clement Walter Chapel Royal 1871-1921 Violoncellist  English
Hann, Edward Hopkins Chapel Royal 1861-   ? Violinist  English
Hann, Lewis Robert Chapel Royal 1865-   ? Violinist  English
Hann, Sidney Chapel Royal 1868-   ? Organist/Violist  English
Hann, William Charles Chapel Royal 1925-   ? Violoncellist  English
Hardouin, Henri Rheims Cathedral 1724-1808 Comp./Choirm.  French
Harris, Joseph John Chapel Royal 1799-1869 Comp./Organist  English
Harrison, Samuel Concert of Ancient Music 1760-1812 Tenor  English
Hart, Fritz Bennicke Westminster Abbey 1874-1949 Comp./Cond.  English
Hart, Joseph Binns St. Paul's Cathedral 1794-1844 Comp./Organist  English
Hawes, William Chapel Royal 1785-1846 Comp./Choirm.  English
Hawkins, James St. John's, Cambridge ?     -1729 Comp./Organist  English
Haydn, Franz Joseph St. Stephen's, Vienna 1732-1809 Composer  Austrian
Haydn, (Johann) Michael St. Stephen's, Vienna 1737-1806 Comp./Organist  Austrian
Hayes, William Gloucester Cathedral 1707-1777 Organist/Chm.  English
Hayes, William Magdalen College, Oxford  1741-1790 Cleric  English
Haynes, Walter Battison Priory Church, Malvern 1859-1900 Comp./Organist  English
Heap, Charles Swinnerton Birmingham Festival 1847-1900 Comp./Cond.  English
Heinichen, Johann David St. Thomas, Leipzig 1683-1729 Composer  German
Hellinck, Lupus (Wulfard) Saint-Donatien, Bruges 1496-1541 Composer  Flemish
Hellmesberger, J. Georg Hofkapelle, Vienna 1800-1873 Cond./Violinist  Austrian
Henschel, (Sir) George Breslau Univ. Choral So. 1850-1934 Comp./Baritone  Ger.-Eng.
Herbert, William Scott St. Paul's, Melbourne 1920- Tenor  Australian
Hervé6 Saint-Roch Parish 1825-1892 Comp./Organist  French
Heward, Leslie Hays Manchester Cathedral 1897-1943 Comp./Cond.  English
Hewson, George Henry P. St. Patrick's Cathedral 1881- Comp./Organist  Irish
Heyner, Herbert St. Botolph's Church 1881-1954 Baritone  English
Hiller, Johann Adam7 Dresden Kreuzchor 1728-1804 Comp./Cond.  German
Hilton, John Trinity Coll., Cambridge 1560-1608 Comp./Organist  English
Hilton, John (Jr.-?) Trinity Coll., Cambridge 1599-1657 Comp./Organist  English
Hine, William Magdalen Coll., Oxford 1687-1730 Comp./Organist  English
Hislop, Joseph St. Giles Cathedral 1884- Tenor  Scottish
Hobbs, John William Canterbury Cathedral 1799-1877 Comp./Tenor  English
Hodemont, Léonard de St. Lambert's Cathedral 1575-1639 Composer  Belgian
Hofmann, Heinrich Karl J. Berlin Cathedral 1842-1902 Comp./Pianist  German
Holcombe, Henry Salisbury Cath./Opera 1693-1750 Composer  English
Holder, Joseph William Chapel Royal 1765-1832 Comp./Organist  English
Höller, Karl Bamberg Cathedral 1907- Composer  German
Holmes, Alfred The Oratory, London 1837-1876 Comp./Violinist  English
Holmes, Henry The Oratory, London 1839-1905 Comp./Violinist  English
Holzbauer, Ignaz Jakob St. Stephen's, Vienna 1711-1783 Comp./Cond.  Austrian
Hooper, Edmund Exeter Cathedral 1553-1621 Comp./Choirm.  English
Hopkins, Edward John Chapel Royal, London 1818-1901 Comp./Organist  English
Hopkins, John Larkin Westminster Abbey 1820-1873 Comp./Organist  English
Hopkins, John St. Paul's Cathedral 1822-1900 Comp./Organist  English
Hotter, Hans A Munich church 1909- Baritone  Austrian-Amer.
Howard, Samuel Chapel Royal 1710-1782 Comp./Organist  English
Howell, James Solo performances 1811-1879 Singerllnstrum.  English
Howells, Herbert Gloucester Cathedral 1892-1983 Composer  English
Hulak-Artemovsky, S. Czar's Chapel 1813-1873 Singer  Russian
Hull, (Sir) Percy Clarke Hereford Cathedral 1878- Chm./Organist  English
Humfrey, Pelham Chapel Royal 1647-1674 Comp./Choirm.  English
Hunt, Hubert Walter St. George's, Windsor 1865-1945 Cond./Organist  English
6 His real name is Florimond Ronger.
7 The correct spelling of his family name is Haller.

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