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      GB 133 DDWes/7/43
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      GB 135 DDWes/7/43
      GB 135 Charles Wesley Leather Volume 3, page 43 44.
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Printed copies of an ode on the death of Dr [William] Boyce, and set to music by Charles Wesley junior, with some manuscript annotations.

  • Dr William Boyce was a prolific composer and musician, who filled several prestigious organist's positions in London, and was for many years conductor of the Three Choirs Festivals. He was also a member of the Royal household, and from 1755 master of the King's band of musicians. Source: Dictionary of National Biography