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Linley, Francislocked

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Linley, Francis (1770/71–1800), composer and music-seller, was born in Doncaster. Although he was blind from birth, he received a good education, and studied music under Edward Miller, organist of Doncaster parish church from 1756 to 1807. About 1790 Linley held the post of organist at ...

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