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By Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans

ISBN-10: 0809309181

ISBN-13: 9780809309184

Quantity 7 contains such notables because the composers Handel and Haydn and the beautiful actress Elizabeth Hartley.

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Haines; now I can add that he has behaved himselfe there {at Chambord} to every body's wonder, & diverted the King by severall English dances, to his great satisfaction & that of all the Court. I believe he will have a present made him. If you should think it convenient, it would doe him a great kindnesse in England to mention him in the 'Gazette' among the King's divertisements at Chambort, where, whilst the Balets were preparing, he hunted the wild bore & pheasants. By the enclosed you see the severall entries & manner of the Balet; between every one Haines had order to dance by himselfe, & notwithstanding the confronting of the best dancers, carried it off to admiration, & was ordred to dance some things twice over.

For the installation of the Duke of Gloucester as Chancellor of the University on 29 June 1811 in the Senate House, Hague composed music for an ode written by William Smyth, Professor of History; the music was published. Charles Hague died at Cambridge on 12 June 1821. On 6 February 1822, administration of his estate, valued at £1500, was granted to Philip Knapton, a musician and creditor of the deceased, since his wife, Harriot Hague, and his only surviving child, Sophia Hague, spinster, had renounced the administration.

He soon settled in Manchester where he resided from about 1793 to 1801. In 1794, Thomas Haigh was listed in Doane's Musical Directory as a violinist and pianist of Manchester who played in the Handelian concerts at Westminster Abbey. He was Page 7 probably the Mr Haigh who was one of the instrumentalists in a musical and rhetorical program which was given at the Haymarket Theatre for five nights in March 1795, although that person may have been the violoncellist (fl. 1794). On 7 April 1799, he was recommended by W.

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