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( b 1762; d 1821). American Moravian violinist and composer . See Moravians, music of the, §3 .


W.H. Husk and Nicholas Temperley

( b London, Jan 3, 1810; d East Molesey, Surrey, Feb 20, 1879). Welsh pianist and singer , son of John Parry . He studied the harp under Bochsa and in May 1825 appeared as a performer on that instrument. His principal gifts, however, were as a pianist and, above all, as a baritone and entertainer. His voice was rich, though not powerful, and was at its best in a comic vein or in simple ballads. In ...


Nicholas Temperley

(b Exeter, Oct 28, 1823; d Leeds, June 16, 1897). English organist and writer. His father William Spark (1797–1865) was a lay vicar of Exeter Cathedral; two brothers were also musicians. He was a chorister at Exeter Cathedral and was articled to S.S. Wesley for five years in ...