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Linley, Williamlocked

(1771–1835)
  • H. Diack Johnstone

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Linley, William (1771–1835), composer and author, youngest son of Thomas Linley the elder (1733–1795) and his wife, Mary Johnson (or Johnston), was born on 27 January 1771 in Bath. Five years later his parents moved to London. In 1780 William was sent to school at ...

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