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Fougt, Henric [Henry]locked

  • Peter Ward Jones

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(b Lövånger, Swedish Lapland, 1720; d ?Stockholm, 1782). Swedish printer and publisheractive in London. After studies at Uppsala University and some years of clerical work he became a general book printer. About 1760 he developed his own version of Breitkopf’s improvements in printing music from movable type, using a system of 166 characters. He applied for a patent in ...

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J. Hawkins: A General History of the Science and Practice of Music (London, 1776)
Journal of the Royal Musical Association