The British Musical Biography


Sale, John

[E] Sale, John, bass vocalist and composer,
born at London in 1758. Son of John Sale
(born at Gainsborough, 1734; died at Windsor
in 1802), who was a lay-clerk of St. George's
Chapel, Windsor. He was a chorister of St.
George's Chapel, Windsor, and at Eton Col-
lege from 1767 to 1775, under W. Webb, and
lay-vicar from 1777 to 1796. In 1788 he
became a gentleman of the Chapel Royal,
London ; vicar-choral, St. Paul's Cathedral,
1794; Lay-vicar, Westminster Abbey, 1796;
and almoner and master of choristers of St.

[+] Paul's Cathedral, 1800-12. He became secre-
tary of the Catch Club in 1812, and acted as
conductor of the Glee Club, and bass at the
Concert of Ancient Music, the Ladies' con-
certs, and at London and provincial musical
festivals. He died at London, November 11 ,
1827, and is buried in the crypt of St. Paul's.

[W] Works. — A Collection of New Glees, com-
posed by John Sale . . London [1800] . Also
some others issued in a collection, with others
composed by Lord Mornington, Callcott, etc.

entry id: 360-R-52

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