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Field, Johnlocked

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Field, John (1782–1837), composer and pianist, was born on 16 or 26 July 1782 in Golden Lane, Dublin, the eldest of at least seven children of Robert Field, a theatrical violinist, and his wife, Grace. He was baptized on 5 September at St Werburgh's Church...

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