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Lindley, Robertlocked

(1776–1855)
  • David J. Golby

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Lindley, Robert (1776–1855), cellist, was born on 4 March 1776, and baptized on 12 April, at Rotherham, Yorkshire, the son, according to the parish register, of Shirley Linley of Masbrough. His father was a proficient performer on the cello who began to teach his son the violin when he was five, and his own instrument at the age of nine. In 1792 ...

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