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Kemp, Josephlocked

  • L. M. Middleton
  • , revised by David J. Golby


Kemp, Joseph (1778–1824), organist and composer, was born in Exeter. He was the brother of James Kemp, the author of the poem Northernhay (1808). Kemp was a chorister at Exeter Cathedral and a pupil of William Jackson during and after his time in the choir. In 1802 he was appointed organist of ...

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