Hawkins, John, 1719-1789

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English music historian, antiquarian, and attorney.

From the description of Letter signed, with an autograph postscript, dated : [n.p., London?] Feb. 16 1782, to Mr. [John] Langshaw, organist in Lancaster, 1782 Feb. 16. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270665512

Epithet: writer on music history

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000411.0x00009b

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referencedIn Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., collected and edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1413-1900 (inclusive), 1775-1839 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Byrd (William). Gradualia, Book I; 18th century. Late scored copy of the 1605 edition of the Gradualia, Book I, including the composer’s preface. Once the property of Sir John Hawkins and formerly Dr Boyce.Paper. ff. 47.Sir Jo..., 18th century British Library
referencedIn Burney, Charles, 1726-1814. Remarks on Sr. J. Hawkins's 'General history of music', 1776. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Charles Willson Peale letterbooks, 1767-1827, 1767-1827 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Liebert, Herman W.,. Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection, 1604-1987. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Burney, Charles, 1726-1814. [Poems], 1760-1797. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection, 1604-1987 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Burney, Charles, 1726-1814. The trial of Midas the Second, or congress of musicians. A poem in three cantos, ca. 1777. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf HENRY LAWES MUSIC MANUSCRIPT: songs by Henry Lawes, Gentleman of the Chapel Royal (d.1662); circa 1626-1662. Autograph. The manuscript, which contains 325 songs, was originally compiled in chronological order, with a few items entered subsequently on..., approximately 1626-1662 British Library
referencedIn The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. : including a journal of a tour to the Hebrides, extra-illustrated, 1711-1834 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Liebert, Herman W.,. Herman W. Liebert manuscript collection, 1604-1987. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf MUSICAL EXAMPLES, ETC.; 1730. Bound at the end of the printed volume (by J. C. Pepusch) A Short Treatise on Harmony (J. Watts, 1730) and comprising ‘Examples in Notes referring the [MS.] Figures in the Margin & serving to explain every Example (eithe..., 1730 British Library
creatorOf Musical collections of Sir John Hawkins., 1500-1799 British Library
creatorOf Hawkins, John, Sir, 1719-1789. Notes for an edition of The complete angler : manuscript, [ca. 1760] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Hanmer, Thomas, Sir, 1677-1746. A glossary to Shakespeare, copied by [Thomas Percy] and with additions by him [manuscript], ca. 1769. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Hawkins, John, Sir, 1719-1789. Letter signed, with an autograph postscript, dated : [n.p., London?] Feb. 16 1782, to Mr. [John] Langshaw, organist in Lancaster, 1782 Feb. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827. Letterbooks, 1767-1827. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Hawkins, John, Sir, 1719-1789,. Autograph letter signed from Sir John Hawkins, Twickenham, to [Thomas Percy] [manuscript], 1771 June 9. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn ROYAL MUSIC COLLECTION. Byrd (William). [Liber Primus] Sacrarum Cantionum; 18th century. A later scored copy of the volume published in 1589 under the above title. Once the property of Sir John Hawkins. In the same hand as R.M.24.f.16-20.Paper. ff. 1..., 18th century British Library
creatorOf Hawkins, John, Sir, 1719-1789,. Autograph letter from Sir John Hawkins to Mr. Cadell [manuscript], 1788 June 4. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Hawkins, John, Sir, 1719-1789. Autograph letter in third person : London, to Thomas Cadell, Saturday, 1785 Feb. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell: being anecdotes and sayings of Dr. Johnson, extra-illustrated, 1738-1840 (inclusive), 1784-1837 (bulk). Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Berdmore. person
associatedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith Boyce, William, 1711-1779. person
associatedWith Burney, Charles, 1726-1814. person
correspondedWith Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802 person
associatedWith Croker, John Wilson, 1780-1857 person
associatedWith Fearing, Daniel B. (Daniel Butler), 1859-1918, person
associatedWith Hanmer, Thomas, Sir, 1677-1746. person
associatedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 person
associatedWith Langshaw, John, 1718-1798, person
associatedWith Liebert, Herman W., person
associatedWith Liebert, Herman W., collector. person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827. person
correspondedWith Percy, Thomas, 1729-1811 person
associatedWith Walton, Izaak, 1593-1683. person
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Fishing--Early works to 1800
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Birth 1719-03-29

Death 1789-05-21

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