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Harrison, Williamlocked

(1813–1868)
  • C. L. Kingsford
  • , revised by John Rosselli

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Harrison, William (1813–1868), singer and opera manager, the son of a coal merchant, was born at Marylebone, Middlesex, on 15 June 1813. After studying at the Royal Academy of Music he appeared from 1837 as a professional singer there and at the Sacred Harmonic Society...

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