Edward Miller. Mus: Doct: Doncaster.
Stipple. 266 x 202mm. 10½ x 8". Cut.
Edward Miller (1731-1807) was a musical director, organist and historian of Doncaster. As a composer he is most noted as the writer of the hymn tunes Rockingham and Galway. For a time he was a flautist in Handel's orchestra. In 1756 he was appointed organist of St George's Minster Doncaster, where he remained for 50 years. In 1786 Cambridge University awarded him a doctorate.
Ex Collection: Norman Blackburn.
[Ref: 20079] £130.00