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date: 18 October 2019

Young familylocked

  • Olive Baldwin
  • , revised by Thelma Wilson

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English family of musicians . Six singers known as ‘Miss Young’ ((3)–(8) below) sang professionally under their maiden names until their marriages and sometimes afterwards.

(b London, bap. Feb 11, 1683; d London, bur. May 8, 1747). Organist and composer . He was organist at St Clement Danes, London, from 1707 and was probably the Anthony Young who was a chorister at the Chapel Royal until March 1700, but he was never organist at St Katherine Cree, as Burney believed. Seven of his songs appeared in The Monthly Mask of Vocal Music between 1705 and 1709, he published A New Collection of Songs (1707), and in 1719 Walsh and Hare brought out his Suits of Lessons for the Harpsichord or Spinnet. In 1739 he was a founder member of the Society of Musicians.

(b London, bap. Oct 7, 1686; d London, Dec 12, 1758...

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