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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 ...
Bache, Walter (1842–1888), pianist, was born at Edgbaston, Birmingham, on 19 June 1842, the fourth of the seven children of Samuel Bache (1804–1876), Unitarian minister, and his wife, Emily Higginson (d. 1855). He attended his father's proprietary school in Edgbaston, and took lessons with ...