John Alcock

John Alcock
Short Name: John Alcock
Full Name: Alcock, John, 1715-1806
Birth Year: 1715
Death Year: 1806

John Alcock, doctor of music, was born in London, April 11, 1715; he composed songs, church music, glees, anthems, instrumental music, chantes, etc., and obtained the prize at the Catch Club; died at Lichfield, 1806, aged 91.

A Dictionary of Musical Information by John W. Moore, Boston: Oliver, Ditson & Company, 1876

Wikipedia Biography

He was a pupil of John Stanley at St. Paul's Cathedral, and he earned a doctorate in music at the University of Oxford in 1766. Much detail of his life is included in his semi-autobiographical novel, The Life Of Miss Fanny Brown published under the pseudonym John Piper in 1771. He also held a position as private organist to the Earl of Donegall. He was:

Tunes by John Alcock (2)sort descendingAsInstances
[Chant] (Alcock 34324)J. Alcock (Composer)5
[Chant] (Alcock 16273)Dr. J. Alcock, 1718-1806 (Composer)2

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