By Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans
Quantity eight discusses, between others, the careers of Charles Incledon, the “English Ballad-Singer,” boxing champion of britain, “Gentleman” John Jackson, and contributors of the well-known Kemble relations— Charles, Maria Theresa, Frances, Henry, John Philip, Priscilla, Elizabeth, Roger, and Stephen.
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Hudson, George d. 1672, violinist, lutenist, singer, composer, dancing master. Anthony à Wood wrote that George Hudson began his professional life as a dancing master. On 3 December 1641 Hudson was sworn a musician for lutes and voices extraordinary (that is, without fee) in the King's Musick. He was probably given a salaried post not long afterward, but evidence is lacking. " In 1656 he and Dr Charles Coleman composed the instrumental music for Sir William Davenant's historic production of The Siege of Rhodes at Rutland House.
1724c. 1749], violinist. A Mr Hudson "of the Musick" at Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre was cited several times in the company accounts from 6 November 1724 through the 172829 season. His salary was 5s. weekly, though he put in extra time at the same rate and increased his income. ). In 172526, during which season Mr Hudson's name disappeared from the theatre accounts, John Hudson the violinist played for the Duke of Chandos at Cannons for £17 1s. It seems very probable that the theatre musician was John.
See also HAWES. Howes, Burges d. 1680, singer. Burges Howes, a bass singer from Windsor and very likely a relative of the musician William Howes, was sworn a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal on 11 September 1672, replacing Henry Cooke, who had died the previous July. " who waited on Charles 11 at Windsor on 14 april 1674 and attended the King there again from 1 July to 11 September 1675. Howes died at Windsor on 10 January 1680 and was replaced in the Chapel Royal by John Abell. Howes, William [fl.
A Biographical Dictionary of Actors, Volume 8, Hough to Keyse: Actresses, Musicians, Dancers, Managers, and Other Stage Personnel in London, 1660-1800 by Professor Philip H Highfill Jr PhD, Professor Kalman A Burnim PhD, Edward A. Langhans