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Barton, William (1597/8–1678), translator and hymnologist, matriculated as a sizar at Trinity College, Cambridge, in Lent 1619; he graduated BA in 1622 and proceeded MA in 1625. He was ordained priest on 21 September 1623. He is probably to be identified with the ...

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Borthwick, Jane Laurie (1813–1897), hymn writer and translator, was born on 9 April 1813 in Edinburgh, the first daughter of James Borthwick, insurance manager of the North British Insurance Office, and his wife, Sarah Finlay, both staunch members of the Free Church of Scotland...

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Branscombe, Peter John (1929–2008), German scholar and musicologist, was born on 7 December 1929 at 60 High Street, Sittingbourne, Kent, the elder son of John Reginald Branscombe (1891–1965), bank manager, and his wife, Winifred Mary, née Jones (1901–1994). His schooling at Dulwich College...

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Sadler, John (b. 1512/13, d. in or after 1591), translator and music copyist, studied at Cambridge, perhaps as a scholar of Christ's College in 1536; he graduated BA in 1538 (possibly at Corpus Christi College). He was fellow of Jesus College from 1539 to 1546, graduated MA in 1540, and was made an original fellow of ...

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See Campbell, John Lorne, of Canna

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Voynich [née Boole], Ethel Lilian [Lily] [E. L. V.] (1864–1960), novelist, translator, and musician, was born on 11 May 1864 at Lichfield Cottage, Blackrock, Ballintemple, near Cork, the youngest daughter of the mathematician and logician George Boole (1815–1864) and his wife, Mary Boole, ...

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Williams, (Maria) Jane [called Llinos] (1795–1873), singer and compiler of traditional Welsh music, was almost certainly born at Aberpergwm House in the Vale of Neath, Glamorgan, south Wales, where her family had lived for generations. She was the daughter of Rees Williams (1755–1812)...

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Winkworth, Catherine (1827–1878), translator of hymns, was born at 20 Ely Place, Holborn, London, on 13 September 1827, the fourth of the seven children of Henry Winkworth (1792/3–1869) and Susanna Dickenson (d. 1841), both of evangelical backgrounds. Her father was a silk merchant, whose business took the family to ...

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Catherine Winkworth (1827–1878) by J. Fisher © National Portrait Gallery, London