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Sharp, Cecil Jameslocked

(1859–1924)
  • Michael Heaney

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Sharp, Cecil James (1859–1924), collector of English folk-songs and dances, was born on 22 November 1859 at Denmark Hill, London, the eldest son and third of the eleven children of John James Sharp (1827–1903), a slate merchant, and his wife, Jane (1829?–1915), the daughter of ...

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