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Battishill, Jonathanlocked

(1738–1801)
  • J. A. F. Maitland
  • , revised by David J. Golby

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Battishill, Jonathan (1738–1801), composer and organist, was born in London in May 1738, the son of Jonathan Battishill, a solicitor, and Mary Leverton, his wife, and grandson of Jonathan Battishill, rector of Sheepwash, Devon. At the age of nine he became a chorister of ...

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