The British Musical Biography


Abingdon, Willoughby Bertie, Earl of

[E] Abingdon, Willoughby Bertie, Earl
of, amateur composer and flute-player, was
born on January 16, 1740, and died Septem-
ber 26, 1799. He established concerts in
London, and composed " Representation of
the execution of Queen Mary of Scots, in
seven views, the music comjjosed and adapted
to each view by the Earl of Abingdon,"
" Twelve sentimental catches and glees for
three voices ; " Duets, songs, flute music, etc.

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