Mr. Jackson, The celebrated Composer late Organist of the Exeter Cathedral.Enchanting harmonist the art is thine, Unmatch'd to pour the soul dissolving air That seems poor weeping Virtues hymn divine, Soothing the wounded bosom of Despair.
Publish'd as the Act directs April 25, 1819 by Mess.rs Hurst Robinson & Co. 90 Cheapside.
A rare mezzotint. 262 x 190mm. 10¼ x 7½". Damage to the upper right corner. Some creasing.
William Jackson (1730-1803) was an English organist and composer. After teaching for many years at Exeter, he became organist and choirmaster at the Cathedral in 1777. He composed a few lesser known operas and large numbers of songs, madrigals, pastorals, hymns, anthems, canzonets, sonatas for harpsichord and church services.
CS: 9 (only state).
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