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date: 07 December 2019

Allen, Henry Robinsonlocked

(c. 1809–1876)
  • Andrew Lamb

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Allen, Henry Robinson (c. 1809–1876), singer, teacher, and composer, was born in Cork around 1809, the son of William Allen, gentleman. In Cork he studied music with a Mr Shaw, organist of St Peter’s Church, where he attracted attention as a boy soprano. At fourteen he was apprenticed to ...

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