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Kennedy, Davidlocked

(1825–1886)
  • W. D. Walker
  • , revised by John Purser

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Kennedy, David (1825–1886), singer, was born in Perth on 15 April 1825, the only son of a weaver, David Kennedy, who was also precentor of a United Secession church, and his wife, Catherine Taylor. At the age of sixteen he was apprenticed to a painter, but he was trained in music by his father and in 1845 became precentor of the ...

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