The British Musical Biography


Novello, Joseph Alfred

[E] Novello, Joseph Alfred, publisher and
musician, born at London in 1810. Eldest
son of Vincent Novello. Choir-master of
Lincoln's Inn Chapel. Bass vocalist at
various concerts. Publisher under title of
Novello & Co. in succession to the business
founded by his father. Retired to Genoa in
1856, and died there, July 16, 1896. He wrote
" Analysis of Vocal Rudiments by Question
and Answer," London, n.d. ; " Concise Ex-
planations of the Gregorian Note," London,
1842, etc. Wrote English version of Mendel-
ssohn's " Lobgesang." He invented a form
of vessel that was claimed to prevent sea-

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