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Shore, Johnlocked

(c. 1662–1752)

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Shore, John (c. 1662–1752), trumpeter, was born in London, the son of Matthias Shore (d. 1700), trumpeter, one of a family of three celebrated trumpeters at the court of the late Stuart and early Hanoverian sovereigns. Already one of the trumpeters-in-ordinary from 30 March 1688, he seems to have joined the court band as a musician-in-ordinary in 1695; he became sergeant-trumpeter in 1707 on the death of ...

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