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Arne familylocked

(per. 1682–1808)
  • Lesley Wade Soule

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Arne family (per. 1682–1808), musicians, became one of the most important musical and theatrical families of the eighteenth century. The foundations of the family's position were allegedly laid through the patriarchal persistence of Thomas Arne (bap. 1682, d. 1736), upholsterer and theatre servant...

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