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date: 21 November 2019

Dykes, John Bacchuslocked

(1823–1876)
  • W. B. Squire
  • , revised by Leon Litvack

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Dykes, John Bacchus (1823–1876), composer and Church of England clergyman, was born on 10 March 1823 at Kingston upon Hull, the son of William Hey Dykes, banker, of Hull, and grandson of the Revd Thomas Dykes, incumbent of St John's Church, Hull. His appreciation of music was evident from an early age: when ten years old he played the organ in his grandfather's church. Shortly after 1840 his father moved to ...

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