Born: Feb 16, 1709 AD
Died: 1790 AD, at 81 years of age.
1709 - Born on the 16th of February in Newcastle, England.
1735 - He was accepted the position of church organist at St. John's Church in Newcastle.
1737 - Married Catherine Reynolds.
1738 - He was appointed music director of the Newcastle Musical Society. He also collaborated with John Garth's subscription concerts in Durham, and was active in local theatres.
1752 - The foundation of his contemporary fame was his Essay on Musical Expression, was published. It was the first work on musical criticism published in English.
1770 - Died on the 10th of May in Newcastle, England.
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