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Wade, John Francis locked

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(b ?England, 1711/12; d ?England, 1786). English plainchant scribe and publisher . He is best known as the composer and author of Adeste fideles. He was almost certainly a convert to Roman Catholicism and attended the Dominican college at Bornem (Belgium) where, presumably, he learnt to copy plainchant. His extant works, which date from the period ...

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