Taylor, Edward, 1784-1863

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Music critic of the Spectator and, from 1837, Gresham Professor of Music.

Epithet: singer and writer on music

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000210.0x000370

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creatorOf Zeuner, Charles, 1795-1857. The fall of Zion : base song / [words] by E. Taylor ; orchester by Ch. Zeuner. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf FANTASIA etc., for the organ by John Jenkins, William Lawes, and [? Richard] Mico. Paper.; xviith cent. Formerly belonging to Prof. Edward Taylor and Joseph Warren. Folio., 17th century British Library
referencedIn Vol.CCCLXXXVIII (ff. 402). 30 May-9 June 1845.includes:ff. 2-21 b Brazil: Papers rel. to Slave Trade negotiations with: 1826-1845.: Partly printed.ff. 2-21 b Slaves, Slave Trade: Papers rel. to negotiations with Portugal and Brazil conc. suppress... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XIII.includes:f. 1 Charles (F-Tagart, of Gray's Inn: Letter to J. Hunter: 19th cent. ff. 3-7 Edward Tagart, Reverend: Letters to J. Hunter: 1829-1846. f. 8 Elizabeth Tanner: Letter to J. Hunter. ff. 10, 12 James Tate: Letters to J. Hunter: 1..., 1800-1860 British Library
referencedIn Papers, 1776-1927 and undated. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf AYRTON PAPERS. Vol. IV A (ff. ii+200). Letters, etc., 'From Composers, Performrs and other Musical Characters'; 1802-1847, n.d.includes:ff. 1-2 Robert Nicolas Charles Bochsa, composer and harpist: Correspondence: 1822.ff. 3-5b John Wall Callcott,..., 1802-1847 British Library
referencedIn COLLECTION of letters, receipts, autographs, etc., of musicians, artists, actors, and others, comprising, besides others included in the index, the following:-1. Renunciation by Haydn of rights in the first six "Salomon" overtures, or symphonies; 13..., 18th century-19th century British Library
creatorOf Receipts (signed) mainly from performers, some entered on printed forms; 1815, 1830-80, n.d. Arranged in alphabetical order. Receipts for 1912-13 have been incorporated into the alphabetical series of ‘Original Letters’ in RPS MSS 333-368.ff. 405. Va..., 1815-1880 British Library
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Tabb – Vert (ff. 269); 1821-1913, 1950-53, n.d.includes:f. 1 Richard Prestridge Valentine Tabb, cellist: William Hayman Cummings, Mus.D: Letter to William Hayman Cummings from Richard Prestridge Valentine Tabb: circa 1908.f. 2 ..., 1821-1953 British Library
creatorOf AYRTON PAPERS. Vol. XVI (ff. 281). Genealogical and other collections relating to W. Ayrton, W. S. Ayrton, and their family and relations; 17th cent.-1876, n.d. Preceded (f. 1) by a note on the contents by the compiler, W. S. Ayrton, 31 Oct. 1876. In..., 17th century-1876 British Library
referencedIn " DIDO and Aeneas "; followed, at f. 65, by "such part of the music in The Yorkshire Feast-Song' as is not contained in the ' Orpbeus Britannicus,'" and, at f. 89, by "A Fool's Preferment, or the three dukes of Dunstable, a comedy acted at the Queen'..., 19th century British Library
creatorOf Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855. Autograph letter (the signature has been cut away), dated : [London], 12 August 1830, to Edward Taylor, 1830 Aug. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Letter book; 1831-44. All in the hand of William Watts.ff. 197. Largest size 230 x 185mm.includes:ff. 1, 64 William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Pierre François Laporte, actor and impresario: Letters to Pierre François Laporte from Willi..., 1831-1844 British Library
creatorOf ‘Original letters’: Smart – Stanislaus (ff. 278); 1820-1913, n.d.includes:ff. 1-2 William Watts, Secretary, Philharmonic Society: Charles Frederick Smart, double bass player, brother of George: Letters to [W. Watts] from Charles Frederick Smart: 18..., 1820-1913 British Library
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associatedWith Bishop, Henry R. (Henry Rowley), Sir, 1786-1855. person
correspondedWith Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814 person
associatedWith Zeuner, Charles, 1795-1857. person
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Brazil, South America
Central America, America
Scotland, United Kingdom
Guatemala, Central America
Orkney Islands, Scotland
Ireland, Europe
Kirkwall, Scotland
Edinburgh, Scotland
Nicaragua, Central America


Birth 1784

Death 1863


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