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Caesar, Julius (1656?–1712?), apothecary and composer  

W. B. Squire

revised by Patrick Wallis

Caesar, Julius (1656?–1712?), apothecary and composer, lived at Rochester. He was the author of three convivial catches which appeared in the sixth edition of The Pleasant Musical Companion (1720). He practised in Strood and Rochester, Kent, presumably with some success, for in 1711 he could charge a ...


Foulis, David (1710–1773), composer and physician  

Helen Goodwill

Foulis, David (1710–1773), composer and physician, was born on 8 October 1710 at Woodhall, Currie, Edinburghshire, the second of two sons and four daughters born to William Foulis (1674–1737) of Woodhall, an advocate, and his second wife, Helen Hepburn. David Foulis studied medicine at ...


Harington, Henry (1727–1816), composer and physician  

Gordon Goodwin

revised by K. D. Reynolds

Harington, Henry (1727–1816), composer and physician, was born at Kelston, Somerset, on 29 September 1727, the second son of Henry Harington (1686–1769) and his wife, Mary Backwell (bur. 1731). He was descended from Henry VIII's treasurer of the army, ...