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Graham, George Farquhar (1789–1867), writer on music, was born on 28 December 1789 in Edinburgh, the eldest son of Lieutenant-Colonel Humphrey Graham. He was educated at Edinburgh high school and the University of Edinburgh, and taught himself music. He was one of the secretaries of the first Edinburgh music festival in 1815 and composed an overture for one of the concerts. In 1816 he published ...

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Liston, Henry (1771–1836), inventor of a musical instrument and writer on music, the eldest son of Robert Liston, minister of Aberdour, Fife, was born on 30 June 1771. He matriculated at Edinburgh University in 1787 and read physics and mathematics before studying for the church. In 1793 he became minister of the parish of ...

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