James Nares

James Nares
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Short Name: James Nares
Full Name: Nares, James, 1715-1783
Birth Year: 1715
Death Year: 1783

Born: April 19, 1715, Stanwell, Middlesex, England.
Died: February 10, 1783.
Buried: St. Margaret’s, Westminster, England.

After his family moved to Oxford, Nares became a chorister in the Chapel Royal. He later became deputy organist at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor; organist in York Cathedral (1734); and organist in the Royal Chapel and composer to the king (1756). He received a doctorate of music degree from Cambridge University in 1756. In 1770, the Catch Club awarded him a prize for his glee To All Lovers of Harmony.

Sources:
Frost, p. 683
Nutter, p. 462

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Wikipedia Biography

James Nares (19 April 1715 – 10 February 1783) was an English composer of mostly sacred vocal works, though he also composed for the harpsichord and organ.

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