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Davison, James Williamlocked

(1813–1885)
  • John Warrack

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Davison, James William (1813–1885), music critic, was born on 5 October 1813 in London, the son of James Davison (d. 1858) and his wife, the actress and singer Maria Rebecca Davison, née Duncan (1780x83–1858). He was given his first lessons in singing and the piano by his mother, and was then educated at ...

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