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Charles Burney (1726-1814), Musician and historian of music
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An organist and musicologist, Charles Burney was the author of the monumental A General History of Music, (1776-89), and the father of Fanny Burney, the novelist and diarist.
by James Barry
by D. George Thompson, published by Owen Bailey, after James William Edmund Doyle