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Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
Abel, Kari Friedrich St. Thomas (under Bach?)  1723-1787 Composer German
Abyngdon, Henry Chapel Royal 1418-1497 Choirmaster English
Alcock, John St. Paul's Cathedral 1715-1806 Organist/Chm. English
Aldrich, Henry Westminster School 1647-1710 Dean English
Allegri, Gregorio San Luigi dei Francesi 1582-1652 Comp./Singer Italian
Ammon, Blasius Innsbruck, Austria 1560-1590 Composer Austrian
Arcadelt, Jacob Liege 1505-1567 Composer Flemish
Archangelsky, Alexander Penza, Prague 1846-1924 Composer Russian
Arensky, Antony S. St. Petersburg Chapel 1861-1906 Composer Russian
Argenta Maza, Ataulfo Castro Urdiales, Spain 1913- Comp./Pianist Spanish
Ariosti, Attilo Bolognia and Spain 1666-1740 Comp./Violist Italian
Arizo, Miguel de Royal Chapel, Madrid ?     - ? Comp./Singer Spanish
Armes, Phillip Norwich 1836-1908 Comp./Organist  English
Armstrong, Thomas Henry Chapel Royal 1898- Choirmaster  English
Arne, Michael Marylebone Gardens 1741-1786 Composer  English
Arnold, György (George) Kalocsa Cathedral 1781-1848 Comp./Choirm.  Hungarian
Asioli, Bonifacio Parma (under Morigi) 1769-1832 Comp./Theorist  Italian
Attwood, Thomas Chapel Royal 1765-1838 Comp./Organist  English
Aubert, Louis François M. Madeleine & Trinite 1877-1968 Comp./Pianist  French
Aylward, Richard Winchester Cathedral 1626-1669 Comp./Organist  English
 
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Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
Baccaloni, Salvatore Sistine Chapel, Rome 1900- Bass  Italian
Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel St. Thomas, Leipzig 1714-1788 Composer  German
Bach, Johann Sebastian Ohrdruf 1685-1750 Composer  German
Banaster, Gilbert Chapel Royal 1445-1487 Composer/Poet  English
Barbé, Antoine Antwerp Cathedral 1545-1604 Comp./Organist  Flemish
Barbireau, Jacques Sainte-Waudru 1408-1491 Comp./Choirm.  Flemish
Bamaby, (Sir) Joseph York Minster 1838-1896 Comp./Organist  English
Barnett, John Lyceum Theatre, London 1802-1890 Composer  English
Barrett, William St. Paul's London 1834-1891 Singer/Critic  English
Bartleman, James Westminster Abbey 1769-1821 Bass  English
Bassani, Giovanni Battista Venice 1657-1716 Comp./Choirm.  Italian
Bassi, Luigi Teatro del Sole, Pesaro 1766-1825 Baritone Italian
Batten, Adrian Winchester Cathedral ?     -1637?  Comp./Organist  English
Battishill, Jonathan St. Paul's Cathedral 1738-1801  Composer  English
Beaulaigue, Barthélemy Marseilles Cathedral ?     -1540  Composer French
Beale, William Westminster Abbey 1784-1854 Comp./Organist  English
Beard, John Chapel Royal 1717-1791 Tenor English
Begnis, Giuseppe de Lugo, Romagna 1793-1849 Bass Italian
Begrez, Pierre Ignace Saint-Aubin 1787-1863 Tenor Belgian
Bell, William Henry St. Albans Cathedral 1873-1946 Comp./Cond. English
Bellamy, Thomas Ludford Westminster Abbey 1770-1843 Bass English
Bellengues, Richard de Toul Cathedral 1380-1470 Comp./Singer French
Benda, František St. Nicholas, Prague 1709-1786 Violinist Czech
Bennett, George John Winchester 1863-1930 Comp./Organist  English
Bennett, Thomas Salisbury Cathedral 1784-1848 Organist English
Bennett, (Sir) William S. King's College 1816-1875 Comp./Cond. English
Berezovsky, Maximus S. St. Petersburg Opera 1745-1777 Composer Russian
Bernabei, Ercole Papal States 1622-1687 Composer Italian
Bernhard, Christoph Dresden court 1627-1692 Comp./Singer German
Bernier, Nicolas Mantes, France 1664-1734 Comp./Choirm. French
Berton, Pierre Montan Senlis Cathedral 1727-1780 Comp./Cond. French
Bexfield, William Richard Norwich Cathedral 1824-1853 Comp./Organist  English
Bibl, Andreas St. Stephen's Cathedral  1807-1878 Comp./Organist  Austrian
Björling, Johan ("Jussi") Bjorling Quartet 1911- Tenor Swedish
Blangini, Giuseppe Marco Turin Cathedral 1781-1841 Comp./Choirm. Italian
Blockx, Jan Antwerp 1851-1912 Composer Belgian
Blow, John Chapel Royal 1649-1708 Composer English
Bortniansky, Dimitri St. Petersburg 1752-1825 Composer Russian
Bottesini, Giovanni Lombardy Chapel 1821-1889 Comp./Cond. Italian
Boult, (Sir) Adrian Cedric Westminster/Christ Ch. 1889-1983 Conductor English
Boutmy, Jacques Adrien St. Nicolas, Ghent 1683-1719 Organist Flemish
Bouvard, François Paris 1670-1756 Composer French
Boyce, William St. Paul's Cathedral 1710-1779 Comp./Organist  English
Braham, John Covent Garden Theatre  1777-1856 Comp./Singer English
Bredemers, Henri Namur/Antwerp 1472-1522 Composer Dutch
Brewer, (Sir) Alfred Herbert Gloucester Cathedral 1865-1938 Comp./Cond. English
Bridge, (Sir) John Frederick Rochester Cathedral 1844-1924 Comp./Cond. English
Bridge, Joseph Cox Rochester Cathedral 1853-1929 Comp./Organist  English
Briegel, Wolfgang Karl Nuremburg 1626-1712 Comp./Organist  German
Brind, Richard St. Paul's Cathedral ?     -1718 Comp./Organist  English
Bruckner, Anton St. Florian, Austria 1824-1896 Composer Austrian
Bruneau, Guillaume Chapel of Charles V 1519-   ? Composer Flemish
Buck, Zechariah Norwich Cathedral 1798-1879 Comp./Choirm. English
Bull, John Chapel Royal 1562-1628 Composer English
Bullock, (Sir) Ernest Leeds Parish Church 1890-1979 Comp./Organist  English
Bush, Geoffrey Salisbury Cathedral 1920- Composer English
Butler, Thomas Hamly Chapel Royal 1755-1823 Composer English
Buxtehude, Diderik Holstein Cathedral-? 1637-1707 Comp./Organist  Danish
Byrd, William St. Paul's Cathedral 1543-1623 Composer English
 
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C        
Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
Cabeón, Agustin de Royal Chapel at Avila ?     -   ? Composer Spanish
Cæsar (see Smegergill, Wm.) Ely Cathedral ?     -   ? Composer English
Caffarelli (see Maiorano, G.)  Naples 1710-1783 Castrato Italian
Caldara, Antonio Mantua Cathedral 1670-1736 Composer Italian
Carbonel, Joseph Francois Ecole Royale de Chant 1773-1855 Composer French
Carissimi, Giacomo Rome 1605-1674 Composer Italian
Carnaby, William Chapel Royal, London 1772-1839 Comp./Organist  English
Carnicer, Ramon Urgel Cathedral 1789-1855 Comp./Organist  Spanish
Caron, Phillippe (or Fermin) Cambrai Cathedral ?     -   ? Composer  Dutch
Carreira, Antonio Royal Chapel of John III  1525-1597?  Comp./Organist  Portuguese
Carter, Thomas Cloyne Cathedral, Dublin 1769-1800 Composer Irish
Caruso, Enrico Naples 1873-1921 Tenor Italian
Cassadó, Gaspar Barcelona 1897- Comp./Cellist Spanish
Caurroy, François du Sainte-Chapelle 1549-1609 Composer French
Causton, Thomas Chapel Royal ?     -1569 Composer English
Cavalieri, Emilio de' Medici Court Chapel 1550-1602 Composer Italian
Cavalli, Pietro Francesco St. Mark's, Venice 1602-1676 Composer Italian
Cellier, Alfred Chapel Royal, St. James 1844-1891 Comp./Organist  English
Certon, Pierre Sainte-Chapelle, Paris 1510-1572 Composer French
Cesti, Pietro Antonio Arezzo Cathedral 1623-1669 Composer Italian
Child, William Bristol Cathedral 1606-1697 Comp./Organist  English
Chipp, Edmund Thomas Chapel Royal 1823-1886 Comp./Organist  English
Church, John St. John's, Oxford 1675-1741 Comp./Choirm. English
Cifra, Antonio San Luigi, Rome 1584-1629 Comp./Choirm. Italian
Cima, Tullio Lateran Chapel, Rome 1597-   ? Comp./Singer Italian
Cirillo (Cirilli), Francesco St. Peter's Cathedral 1623-   ? Comp./Singer Italian
Clark, Richard St. George's, Windsor 1786-1856 Composer English
Clarke, Jeremiah Chapel Royal 1673-1707 OrganistChm. English
Clark-Whitfield, John Oxford 1770-1836 Choirmaster English
Clemens non Papa Saint-Martin, Ypres? 1500-1556 Composer/Chm. Flemish
Clifford, James Magdalen College Choir  1622-1698 Canon (cleric) English
Coates, John St. Jude's, Bradford 1865-1941 Tenor English
Cocx, Jan Saint-Bavon, Flanders 1630-1678 Comp./priest Flemish
Cogan (Coogan), Philip St. Finbar's, Cork 1748-1833 Comp./Organist  Irish
Colasse, Pascal St. Paul's, Paris 1649-1709 Comp./Choirm. French
Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel St. George's, Croydon 1875-1912 Composer English
Collingwood, Lawrence Westminster Abbey 1887- Comp./Cond. English
Compère, Louis Saint-Quentin Cathedral 1455-1518 Comp./Singer Flemish
Conradus, Cornelius Friesland Chapel (Emden)  1557-1603  Comp./Organist  Dutch
Cook, Thomas Aynsley Temple Church, London  1831-1894 Bass  English
Cooke, Henry Chapel Royal  1616-1672 Singer/Choirm.  English
Corfe, Arthur Thomas Westminster Abbey  1773-1863 Organist/Choirm.  English
Corfe, Joseph Salisbury Cathedral  1740-1820 Organist/Chm.  English
Coste, Gaspard Cathedral at Avignon  ?     -   ? Comp./Singer  French
Courteville, Ralph (Raphael) Chapel Royal  ?     -1735 Comp./Organist  English
Cousu, Antoine de Sainte-Chapelle, Paris ?     -1658 Theorist/Singer  French
Coward, James Westminster Abbey  1824-1880 Comp./Cond.  English
Croce, Giovanni St. Mark's, Venice  1557-1609 Comp./Choirm.  Italian
Croft, William Chapel Royal  1678-1727 Comp./Organist  English
Crooks, (Alexander) Richard  Trenton, New Jersey  1900- Tenor American
Cruft, Adrian Francis  Westminster Abbey  1921- Comp./Cond. English
Cummings, William Hayman  St. Paul's & Temple Ch.  1831-1915 Comp./Organist  English
Cusins, (Sir) William George  Chapel Royal 1833-1893 Comp./Cond. English
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D        
Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
Dauprat, Louis François  Notre-Dame, Paris 1781-1868 Horn player French
David, Félicien César  Aix-en-Provence Cath. 1810-1876 Composer French
David, Johann Nepomuk  St. Florian, Austria 1895- Comp./Organist  Austrian
Davies, Benjamin Grey  Pontardawe (Swansea) 1858-1943 Tenor  Welsh
Davies, (Sir) Henry Walford  St. George's, Windsor 1869-1941 Comp./Organist  English
Dawson, Herbert William  Westminster Abbey 1890- Organist English
Delâtre, Jean Petit Claude  Liege Cathedral ?     -1589 Composer Walloon
Delibes, Clément P. Léo Leo Madeleine, Pans 1836-1891 Composer French
Deller, Alfred George  Margate Parish Church 1912- Countertenor English
Del Monaco, Mario  Teatro Beniamino Gigli 1915- Tenor Italian
Deppe, Ludwig  Hamburg 1828-1890 Pianist/Cond. German
Desargus, François Xavier  Amien Cathedral 1768-   ? Comp./Harpist French
Destouches, (Cardinal) André Mousquetaire du Roi 1672-1749 Composer French
Diabelli, Anton  Salzburg 1781-1858 Comp./Publish.  Austrian
Dibdin, Charles  Winchester Cathedral 1745-1814 Comp./Author  English
Dibdin, Thomas John  St. Paul's, London 1777-1841 Actor/Manager  English
Dignum, Charles  Sardinian Chapel, London 1765-1827 Comp./Tenor  English
Doche, Joseph Denis  Meaux Cathedral 1766-1825 Composer  French
Doyagüe, Manuel  Salamanca Cathedral 1755-1842 Comp./Choirm.  Spanish
Dufay, Guillaume  Cambrai Cathedral 1400-1474 Composer  Flemish
Dufon, Jean  Chapel Royal, Madrid 1574-1634 Comp./Singer  Flemish
Dunstable, John ? ?     -1453 Composer  English
Dupont, Henn-Denis Liege Cathedral 1660-1726 Comp./Organist  Walloon
Duprez, Gilbert Comedie-Francaise 1806-1896 Comp./Tenor  French
Dupuis, Thomas Sanders Chapel Royal, London 1733-1796 Comp./Organist  English
Duquesnoy, Charles3 Beuzet, Netherlands 1759-1822 Comp./Tenor  Dutch
Duruflé, Maurice Rouen Cathedral 1902- Comp./Organist  French
Dussek, Jan Ladislav Minorite Church, Oaslav  1760-1812 Comp./Pianist  Bohemian
Dvořák, Antonin Parish church, Nelahozeves 1841-1904 Composer  Czech
Dygon, John St. Augustine's Abbey 1485-1541 Comp./Cleric  English
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E        
Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
Easdale, Brian Westminster Abbey 1909- Composer  English
Ebdon, Thomas Durham Cathedral 1738-1811 Comp./Organist  English
Edwards, Richard Christ Church 1522-1566 Comp./Poet  English
Elford, Richard Lincoln Cathedral ?     -1714 Comp./C.tenor  English
Elizaga, José Mariana Morelia Cathedral 1786-1842 Comp./Theorist  Mexican
Elvey, (Sir) George Job Canterbury Cathedral 1816-1893 Comp./Organist  English
Elvey, Stephen Canterbury Cathedral 1805-1860 Comp./Organist  English
Encina, Juan del4 Salamanca Cathedral 1468-1529 Comp./Poet  Spanish
Estwick, Sampson Chapel Royal 1657-1739 Comp./Divine  English
Evans, Charles Smart Chapel Royal 1778-1849 Composer/Alto  English
Ève, Alphonse d' St. Martins Chapel 1666-1727 Composer  Flemish
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Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
Fagge, Arthur Chapel Royal 1864-1943 Comp./Organist  English
Falkner, Donald Keith New College, Oxford 1900- Bass-baritone  English
Farmer, Henry George St. Brendan's, Birr 1882- Cond./Musicol.  Irish
Farrant, John Salisbury Cathedral 1575-1618 Organist  English
Fasch, Johann Friedrich St. Thomas, Leipzig 1688-1758 Comp./Choirm.  German
Faure, Jean-Baptiste Madeleine, Paris 1830-1914 Baritone  French
Fayrfax, Robert Chapel Royal 1464-1521 Composer  English
Ferri, Baldassare Perugian Court 1610-1680 Castrato  Italian
Finck, Heinrich Cracow Court Chapel 1445-1527 Composer  German
Fink, Gottfried Wilhelm Naumburg & Leipzig 1783-1846 Theologian  German
Fiocco, Joseph-Hector Brussels & Antwerp 1703-1741 Choirmaster  Italo-Belgian
Fiocco, Pietro Antonio Brussels 1650-1714 Choirmaster  Italo-Belgian
Flecha, Mateo Catalonia 1520-1604 Composer  Spanish
Flori, Johannes Charles V Court Chapel  1550-   ? Composer  Flemish
Fogg, Eric Manchester Cathedral 1903-1939 Composer  English
Fontaines, Pierre de Rouen Cathedral ?     -1451 Comp./Singer  French
Ford, Ernest A. Clair Salisbury Cathedral 1858-1919 Comp./Cond.  English
Formelis, Guillaume Maximilian II Court 1541-1582 Comp./Organist  Flemish
Froberger, Johann Jacob Stuttgart Cathedral 1616-1667 Comp./Organist  German
Fux, Johann Joseph Hirtenfeld 1660-1741 Comp./Organist  Austrian
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Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
Gabrieli, Andrea Verona & San Marco 1510-1586 Comp./Organist  Italian
Gabrieli, Giovanni San Marco, Venice 1557-1612 Comp./Organist  Italian
Gadsby, Henry St. Paul's Cathedral 1842-1907 Comp./Organist  English
Gagliano, Marco da Luca Bati, Firenza 1575-1642 Comp./Choirm.  Italian
Gänsbacher, Johann Sterzling, Tyrol 1778-1844 Comp./Cond.  Austrian
Garcia, Manuel del Popolo Seville Cathedral 1775-1832 Comp./Teacher  Spanish
Garcia Pacheco, Fabian Toledo Cathedral 1725-1808 Composer  Spanish
Garrett, George Mursell New College, Oxford 1834-1897 Comp./Organist  English
Gastoldi, Giovanni Giacomo  Caravaggio 1555-1622 Composer  Italian
Gates, Bernard Chapel Royal 1685-1773 Comp./Singer  English
Gaul, Alfred Robert Norwich Cathedral 1837-1913 Comp./Organist  English
Gérard, Henri Philippe Liege Cathedral 1760-1848 Comp./Singer  Belgian
Gerl, Judas Thaddäus Salzburg choirs5 1774-1844 Comp./Bass  Austrian
German Reed, Thomas Bath Theatre 1817-1888 Entertainer  English
Ghersem, Gery de Toumai & Madrid 1572-1630 Comp./Singer  Flemish
Ghizeghem, Hayne van Cambrai Cathedral ?     -   ? Composer  Flemish
Giardini, Felice de' Milan Cathedral 1716-1796 Comp./Violinist  Italian
Gibbons, Christopher Chapel Royal 1615-1676 Comp./Organist  English
Gigli, Beniamino Recanati Cathedral 1890-1957 Tenor  Italian
Gigout, Eugene Nancy Cathedral 1844-1925 Comp./Organist  French
Giles, Thomas Westminster Abbey 1529-   ? Organist  English
Giroust, François Notre-Dame Cathedral 1750-1799 Composer  French
Goddard, Scott Temple Church, London 1895- Music critic  English
Godfrey, Arthur Eugene St. Paul's Cathedral 1868-1939 Comp./Cond.  English
Gomółka, Mikolaj Cracow Royal Chapel 1535-   ? Comp./Instrum.  Polish
Goodban, Thomas Goodhurst  Canterbury Cathedral 1784-1863 Lawyer/Cond. English
Goodgroome, John St. George's Chapel 1630-1704 Comp./Singer English
Goossens, Eugéne Notre-Dame, Bruges 1845-1906 Conductor Belgian
Goss, (Sir) John Chapel Royal 1800-1880 Comp./Organist  English
Goss, John Jeremiah Salisbury Cathedral 1770-1817 Alto  English
Gossec, François Joseph Antwerp Cathedral 1734-1829 Composer  Flemish
Graener, Paul Berlin Cathedral 1872-1944 Comp./Cond.  German
Graun, Carl Heinrich Dresden Kreuzchor 1701-1759 Comp./Tenor  German
Graun, Johann Gottlieb Dresden Kreuzchor 1703-1771 Comp./Violinist  German
Graupner, Christoph St. Thomas, Leipzig 1683-1760 Comp./Cond.  German
Greene, Eric Gordon Winchester Cathedral 1903- Tenor/Choirm.  English
Greene, Maurice St. Paul's Cathedral 1695-1755 Comp./Organist  English
Grétry, André Ernest M. Saint-Denis, Paris 1741-1813 Composer  Walloon
Guédron, Pierre Cardinal de Guise Chapel 1565-1620 Comp./Singer  French
Guerrero, Francisco Seville Cathedral 1527-1599 Composer  Spanish
Guest, George Chapel Royal, London 1771-1831 Comp./Organist  English
Gurney, Ivor Bertie Gloucester Cathedral 1890-1937 Comp./Poet  English
 
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Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 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
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Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
Incledon, Charles Benjamin Exeter Cathedral 1763-1826 Tenor English
Ingegneri, Marc Antonio Verona Cathedral 1545-1592 Composer Italian
Ippolitov-Ivanov, Mikhail M. Issaky Cathedral 1859-1935 Comp./Cond. Russian
Irwin, Robert St. Patrick's Cathedral 1905- Bass Irish
Isaac, Henricus (Heinrich) Medici, Firenza 1450-1517 Composer Flemish
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Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
Jacob, Benjamin Portland Chapel 1778-1829 Cond./Organist  English
Janàček, Leoš Brno Monastery 1854-1928 Composer Czech
Jannequin, Clément Chatellerault 1475-1560 Composer Flemish
Jeffries, George Chapel Royal ?     -1685 Composer English
Jeffries, Stephen Salisbury Cathedral 1660-1712  Comp./Organist  English
Jelić, Vinko8 Archduke Ferdinand 1596-   ?  Comp./Tenor  Croat
Jewett, Randolph (Randall) Chester Cathedral 1603-1675 Comp./Organist  Eng. or Irish
John IV (João) Braganca Ducal Chapel  1604-1656 King of Portugal  Portuguese
Johnson, Edward Guelph, Ontario church 1881- Tenor/Manager  Canadian
Jones, Inigo St. Paul's Cathedral? 1573-1652 English
Jones, Robert Chapel Royal 1485-1536 Composer  English
Josquin des Prés Saint-Quentin 1450-1521 Composer  Flemish
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Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
Kalliwoda, Johannes Prague 1801-1866 Comp./Cond.  German
Kelway, Thomas Chichester Cathedral 1695-1744 Comp./Organist  English
Keys, Iver Christ Church, Oxford 1744-   ? Lecturer  English
King, Charles St. Paul's Cathedral 1687-1748 Comp./Choirm.  English
Krauss, Clemens Hofburg, Vienna  1893-1954 Cond./Pianist  Austrian
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Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
Lambert, Michel near Chinon  1610-1696  Lutenist/Chrm.  French
Lasso, Orlando di12 Saint Nicolas, Mons13 1532-1594 Composer  Flemish
Lawes, Henry Chapel Royal  1596-1662 Comp./Singer  English
Lawes, William Salisbury  1602-1645 Composer  English
Lay, Henry George St. George's Windsor 1887-1962 ? English
Lechner, Leonhard Munich Court Chapel  1550-1606 Comp./Choirm.  Austrian
LeSueur, Jean-François Abbeville, France  1760-1837 Composer  French
Locke, Matthew Exeter Cathedral  1630-1677 Composer  English
Lotti, Antonio San Marco, Venice  1667-1740 Comp./Organist  Italian
Ludford, Nicholas St. Stephen's Chapel  1485-1557 Composer  English
Lvov, Alexis Feodorovich St. Petersburg Chapel  1799-1870 Comp.Niolinist  Russian
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Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
Machaut, Guillaume de Diocese of Rheims?  1300-1377 Composer/Poet  French
MacPherson, Charles St. Paul's Cathedral  1870-1927 Comp./Organist  English
Maiorano, Gaetano (cafareii) Naples  1710-1783 Castrato  Italian
Malotte, Albert Hay St. James, Philadelphia  1895-1964 Composer  American
Mann, Arthur Henry Norwich Cathedral  1850-1929 Comp./Organist  English
Martin, (Sir) George Clement St. Paul's Cathedral 1844-1916 Comp./Organist  English
Mieskovsky, Nicolas St. Petersburg 1881-1960 ? Russian
Monte, Philippe de Saint-Rombaud. Mechlin 1521-1603 Composer Flemish
Montéclair, Michel de Langres Cathedral 1667-1737 Comp./Bassist French
Monteverdi, Claudio Cremona Cathedral 1567-1643 Composer Italian
Morales, Cristóbal de Seville Cathedral 1500-1553 Composer Spanish
Mottl, Felix Hofburgkapelle 1856-1911 Comp./Cond. Austrian
Mundy, William Westminster Abbey 1529-1591 Comp./Choirm. English
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Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
Nachbaur, Franz Basel (Cathedral) 1835-1902 Tenor German
Nanini, Giovanni Maria Vallerano (Cathedral) 1545-1607 Comp./Choirm. Italian
Nares, James Chapel Royal 1715-1783 Comp./Choirm. English
Neefe, Christian Gottlob Chemnitz School Choir 1748-1798 Comp./Cond. German
Neukomm, Sigismund von Salzburg Cathedral 1778-1858 Comp./Cond. Austrian
Nichelmann, Christoph St. Thomas, Leipzig 1717-1762 Comp./Harps'd.  German
Nielsen, Hans Royal Chapel, Copenhagen 1585-   ? Comp./Lutanist  Danish
Noble, Dennis Bristol Cathedral 1899- Baritone English
Norris, Thomas Salisbury Cathedral 1741-1790 Comp./Tenor English
Norris, William Chapel Royal ?     -   ? Composer English
Nourrit, Louis Maitrise Montpellier 1780-1831 Tenor French
Novello, Vincent Sardinian Embassy Chapel 1781-1861 Comp./Publish.  Eng./Italian
Nowak, Leopold Hofkapelle, Wien 1904- Musicologist Austrian
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O
Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
Obrecht, Jacob Berg-op-Zoom (Church)  1452-1505 Comp./Choirm. Flemish
Okeghem, Joannes Antwerp Cathedral 1430-1495 Composer Flemish
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P
Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
Pachelbel, Johann Nuremburg 1653-1706 Composer German
Paisiello, Giovanni Taranto Jesuit School 1740-1816 Comp./Choir. Italian
Palestrina, Giovanni P. Sant' Agapit Cathedral 1525-1594 Comp./Choir. Italian
Parry, (Sir) Charles Hubert Eton and Oxford 1848-1918 Composer English
Parsley, Osbert Norwich Cathedral 1511-1585 Composer English
Parsons, Robert Chapel Royal ?     -1570 Composer English
Pedrell, Felipe Tortosa Cathedral 1841-1922 Comp./Hist. Spanish
Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista Jesi 1710-1736 Composer Italian
Peri, Jacopo Rome 1561-1633 Composer Italian
Perosi, (Dom) Lorenzo Tortona Cathedral 1872-1956   Comp./Organist Italian
Pevemage, Andries Courtai Coil. Church 1543-1591   Comp./Choirm. Flemish
Philidor, François André Royalle Chapelle 1726-1795   Comp./Chess French
Philips, Peter St. Paul's Cathedral 1872-1956   Comp./Organist Italian
Porpora, Nicola Antonio Conservatorio dei Poveri 1686-1768 Comp./Choirm.  Italian
Porter, Walter Westminster Abbey 1595-1659 Comp./Tenor  English
Praetorius, Michael Kreuzberg, Thuringia 1571-1621 Composer  German
Purcell, Henry Chapel Royal 1659-1695 Composer  English
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R
Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
Rameau, Jean-Philippe Dijon, France 1683-1764 Comp./Theorist  French
Ravenscroft, Thomas St. Paul's, London 1590-1633 Composer  English
Redford, John St. Paul's, London ?     -1547 Choirmaster  English
Richter, Hans Hoflcapelle, Vienna 1843-1916 Conductor Austro-Hungarian
Robinson, William Christ Church, Dublin 1780-1845 ? Irish
Robinson, John Christ Church, Dublin ? ? Irish
Robinson, Joseph Christ Church, Dublin ? ? Irish
Roper, Edgar Westminster Abbey 1878-1953 ? English
Rorer, Cipriano de Mechlin 1516~1565 ? Flemish
Rossi, Luigi Torremaggiore 1597-1653 Composer? Italian
Ruffo, Vincenzo Verona 1505-1587 ? Italian
Ruimonte, Pedro Zaragossa ? -1600 Composer Spanish
 
 
 

 

 

S
Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
 
Sarti, Giuseppi Bologna 1729-1802 Choirmaster Italian
Scheidemann, Heinrich Hamburg 1596-1663 Organist German
Scheidt, Samuel Halle 1587-1654 Composer German
Schein, Johann Hermann Dresdener Kreuzchor 1586-1630 Composer German
SchUtz, Heinrich Kassel Hofkapelle 1585-1672 Composer German
Senfl, Ludwig Switzerland 14941543 Composer Swiss
Shaw, Geoffrey St. Paul's, London 1879-1943 Composer English
Smart, George Chapel Royal 1776-1867 ? English
Smart, Henry Thomas London. 1813-1879 ? English
Smegergill. William (Caesar) Ely Cathedral ? -? Composer English
Smith, John Stafford Gloucester Cathedral 1750-1836 Choirmaster English
Stainer, John St. Paul's, London 18401901 Composer English
Sullivan, Arthur Chapel Royal 1842-1900 Composer English
Sweelinck, Jan Amsterdam 1562-1621 Composer Flemish
 
 
 

 

 

T
Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
 
Talks, Thomas Chapel Royal 1505-1585 Composer English
Taverner, John Cardinal's College 1495-1545 Composer English
Telemann, Georg Phillip Benediktin 1681-1767 Composer German
Thuille, Ludwig Munich 1861-1907 Pianist Austrian
Tinctoria, Johannes Louvain, Flanders 1435-1511 Composer Flemish
Tomkins, Thomas Gloucester Cathedral 15721656 Composer English
Travers, John St. George's Chapel 1703-1758 ? English
Tudway, Thomas Chapel Royal 1650-1726 ? English
Turle, James Westminster Cathedral 1802-1882 Organist English
Turner, William Christ Church, Oxford 1651-1740 ? English
Tye, Christopher Ely Cathedral 1500-1572 Composer English
 
 
 

 

 

V
Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
 
Vecchi, Orazio Modena 1550-1605 Choirmaster Italian
Vitali, Filippo Firenza 1590-1653 Choirmaster Italian
Vittoria, Tomas Luis de Avila Catedral 1549-1611 Composer Spanish
Vivaldi, Antonio Venice 1678-1741 Composer Italian
 
 
 

 

 

W
Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
 
Waelrant, Hubert Tongerloo, Flanders 1517-1595 Publisher Flemish
Wagenar, Johan Utrecht, Netherlands 1862-1941 ? Dutch
Wagner, Richard St. Thomas, Leipzig 1813-1883 Composer German
Walond, William oxford 1725-1770 Composer English
Walton, William Christ Church, Oxford 1902-1983 Composer English
Webbe, Samuel London 1740-1816 Composer English
Webbe, Samuel Jr. London 1770-1843 Composer English
Weelkes, Thomas London 1575-1623 Composer English
Weldon, John Eton 1676-1736 ? English
Wert, Giaches Antwerp 1535-1596 Composer Flemish
Wesley, Samuel S. Chapel Royal 1810-1876 Composer English
White, Matthew Chapel Royal 1500-1600? Musician English
White, Robert London 1534-1574 Organist English
White, William Westminster ? Composer English
Willaert, Adrian Bruge, Flanders 1480-1562 Composer Flemish
Wise, Michael Chapel Royal 1648-1687 ? English
 
 
 

 

 

Z
Name Site of Choirboy Experience2 Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
 
Zarlino, Gioseffo Venice 1517-1590 Choirmaster Italian
         
         
         
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2 Including boy soloists in other than ecclesiastical positions, as noted.

3 His real name is Charles-François Honore Lanctin

4 His real name is Juan de Fermoselle.

5 Under the direction of Leopold Mozart.