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Bache, Francis Edwardlocked

(1833–1858)
  • W. B. Squire
  • , revised by Clive Brown

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Bache, Francis Edward (1833–1858), composer and organist, was born on 14 September 1833 at Birmingham, the eldest of the seven children of Samuel Bache (1804–1876), a Unitarian minister, and his wife, Emily, née Higginson (d. 1855). From a very early age he showed extraordinary talent for music, learning the piano, organ, and violin. On the last instrument, which he studied with ...

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S. Sadie, ed., , 20 vols. (1980); 2nd edn., 29 vols. (2001)