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William Boyce

William Boyce (baptised 11 September 1711 – 7 February 1779) was an English composer and organist. Like Beethoven later on, he became deaf but continued to compose. He knew Handel, Arne, Gluck, Bach, Abel, and a very young Mozart, all of whom respected his work.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 11, 1711 (London), Died February 7, 1779 (Kensington)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1914

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-10248 10-in. 5/2/1911 The Lord's Prayer Lyric Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Gramophone ak18273e 10-in. 9/25/1914 Hearts of oak Cecilian Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Boyce, William," accessed May 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103066.

Boyce, William. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103066.

"Boyce, William." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 May 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103066

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