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James Nares
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.

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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.

Tunes by James Nares (6)sort descendingAsInstances
AMSTERDAM (Foundery Collectin)James Nares (Composer)49
AYNHOEJames Nares (Composer)10
[Chant] (Nares 34271)James Nares, 1715-1783 (Composer)11
[Lord, have mercy upon us]Dr. J. Nares, 1715-1783 (Composer)2
[Chant] (Nares 17123)James Nares, 1715-83 (Composer)3
WESTMINSTER NEWJames Nares, 1715-1783 (Composer)6

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