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25, 1896, both at Daly's Theatre, London.

Jones, T. H., organist of the Congrega-
tional Church, Adelaide, South Australia
[1884] , is known as an able executant, and has
given recitals in the Town Hall, Adelaide, etc.
He was the first upon whom was conferred
the Degree of Mus. Bac. by the University of
Adelaide, 1890.

Jones, Thomas, of Gaddesdou, musician.
Composed " Ten new country dances for the
Harp," 1788. " ]\Iusic purposely composed
for the Harp," London, 1800.

Jones, Thomas Evance, organist, born
in 1805. In 1813 he entered Canterbury
Cathedral as a chorister, and in 1822 became
lay clerk. He was appointed singing-master
to the choristers in 1830, and in 18^1 he suc-
ceeded Skeats as organist. He died at Can-
terbury in December, 1873.

Jones, William, author of " A Discourse
on the Philosophy of Musical Sounds," n.d.

Jones, Rev. William, of Nayland, com-
poser and writer, born at Lowick, Northamp-
tonshire, July 30, 1726. Educated at the
Charterhouse, London, and at Oxford. He
was successively vicar of Bethersden, Kent,
1764; Pluckley; Paston, Northampton, and
rector of Hollingbourne, Kent, 1798. He
died at Nayland, Suffolk, February 6, 1800,
where he was perpetual curate from 1776.

Works. — Ten Church Pieces for the organ,



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JONES.

with four anthems in score, composed for the
use of the church of Nayland, in Suffolk, op.
2, 17S9. A treatise on tlie art of musick, in
which the elements of liarmony and air are
practically considered and illustrated by 150
examples iu notes . . the whole intended as
a course of lectures preparatory to the practice
of Thorough-Bass and Musical Composition,
Colchester, 1784 ; Second edition, Sudbury,
1827. Church music, miscellaneous. Col-
lected Works, published in 12 vols., 1802, and
again in 6 vols., 1810.

Jones, Sir William, orientalist and
scholar, born in Loudon, 1716; died at Cal-
cutta, 1794. Author of " Commentaries on
Asiatic Poetry," 1714 ; " The Musical Modes
of the Hindus," 1784 ; References to Oriental
Music in Collected Works, etc.

Joran, Pauline, soprano vocalist and
violinist, born in Australia. Appeared, with
two sisters, as a party of juvenile artists at
San Francisco in 1885. Joined the Carl Rosa
Opera Company, and as Beppi, in " L'Amico
Fritz," achieved much success, 1893. Sang
in Gounod's " Faust," and other operas, at
Drury Lane, 1894 ; at Covent Garden, 1895 ;
and in various places in Italy, 1895-6. Played
Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto at Liverpool,
1893, and also appeared as a vocalist. Gave
a Concert at St. James's Hall, London, De-
cember 10, 1896, appearing as vocalist and
violinist. Her sister, Elise Johan, is a
pianist, and played Mendelssohn's G minor
Concerto at Liverpool, 1893 ; and also ap-
peared with success in Loudon, in December,
1896. She was a pupil of E. d'Albert.

Jordan, Charles Warwick, organist and
composer, born at Clifton, Bristol, December
28, 1840. Chorister at Bristol Cathedral and
St. Paul's Cathedral. Appointed organist of
St. Paul's, Bunhill Row, 1857 ; St. Luke's,
West Holloway, 1860; and St. Stephen's,
Lewisham, 1866 to present time. Mus. Bac,
Oxford, 1869; Mus. Doc, Cantuar, 1886.
PR. CO. Honorary organist London Gre-
gorian Choral Association. Examiner College
of Organists and Trinity College, London ;
and Professor of organ and harmony Guild-
hall School of Music.

WoKKS. — Cantata, Blow ye the trumpet in
Zion, for soli, chorus, and orchestra ; Festival
Te Deum, voices, organ, trumpets, and drums.
Crystal Palace, 4000 voices, June 19, 1895 ;
Festival Jubilate in C, the same, February
20, 1897. Communion Service in E ; an-
thems, etc. Overture, Pray and praise, for
organ, trumpet, and three trombones, Lewis-
ham Church, October 1, 1882 ; Duo concert-
ante, organ and trumpet, Exeter Hall recitals,
January 31, 1891, etc. Author of A short
paper on the construction of the Gregorian
tones, 1874 ; 150 harmonies for the same.

Jordan, Mrs., born Dora or Dorothea



JOWETT.

Bland, actress, singer, and composer, born
near Waterford, in 1762. She was daughter
of a Captain Bland. After being trained as
a milliner she appeared on the stage at Dub-
lin iu 1777. She adopted the name of Mrs.
Jordan in 1782, but was never married though
mother of various children. She died at St.
Cloud, near Paris, July 3, 1816. Her biography
belongs more to theatrical than musical his-
tor}', and her chief claim to notice here, apart
from her slight merits as a singer, is as the
composer of the " Blue Bells of Scotland."
This was issued as the "Blue Bells of Scot-
land, a ballad as composed and sung by Mrs.
Jordan," London [1800].

Jortin, Rev. John, clergyman and author,
born in 1698 ; died in 1770. Vicar of Ken-
sington. Author of " A Letter concerning
the music of the Ancients," in 2nd edition
of Avison's " Musical Expression."

Joseph, Kinsell, organist, born in Esse-
quibo, British Guiana, December, 1845. For
many years organist of St. Cxeorge's Cathedral,
Georgetown, and master of St. George's
Parish School. He died May 26, 1892, and
left a legacy to the choir of the Cathedral;
and this being invested, forms an endowment,
probably the first of the kind in a West Indian
Colony. Joseph was by race a negro, and a
man of singular charm of character, winning
the esteem and respect of his Bishop (Dr.
Austin), and all with whom he was associated.

Joule, Benjamin St. John Baptist,
organist, composer, and editor, born at Sal-
ford, November 8, 1817. Studied violin under
Richard Cudmore, and organ, etc., under J.
J. Harris. He was honorary organist of Holy
Trinity, Hulme, 1846-53 ; St. Margaret's,
Whalley Range, Manchester, 1849-52 ; and
of St. Peter's, ^Manchester, from 1853. Presi-
dent of the Manchester Vocal Society ;
Fellow of the Genealogical Society of Great
Britain ; F.C.O. ; and J.P. for the County of
Lancaster. Contributor to various period-
icals, and music critic, 1850-70, to the Man-
chester Courier. He died at Manchester, May
21, 1895.

Works. — The hymns and canticles, pointed
for chanting, 1847. Directorium Chori Ang-
licanum, London, 1849, which has passed
through many editions. A collection of words
of 2,270 Anthems, with 452 biographical
notices, London, 1859. The Psalter, or Psalms
of David, after the translation of the great
Bible, pointed as they are to be sung or said
in Churches, London, 1865. Collection of
chants, London, 1860, 18 editions. The Order
for Holy Communion, harmonized on a mono-
tone ; Organ and pf. music, etc.

Jowett, Rev. Joseph, clergyman and
musician, was born in 1784, and died May 13,
1856. He was rector of Silk-Willoughby.
Compiler of " Lyra Sacra, select extracts

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JOYCE.



KEELEY.



from the Cathedral music of the Church of
England, for 1, 2, 3, and 4 voices . . . ," Lon-
don, 1825. " A manual of Parochial Psalmody,
containing 142 Psalm and Hymn tunes, hy
various authors, London, 1832.

Joyce, Patrick Weston, LL.D., Irish
Avriter, born at Ballyorgan, Limerick, in 1827.
Compiler of " Ancient Irish jMusic, compris-
ing one hundred airs hitherto unpublished,
many of the old popular songs, and several
new songs, etc., Dublin, 1873. Irish Names
of Places, 2 vols., 1869-70. Old Celtic
Romances, 1879. Irish music and song, a
collection of songs in the Irish language set to
music, London, 1888.

Joze, Thomas Richard Qonzalvez,
composer and organist, born at Dublin, Sep-
tember 26, 1853. Entered as chorister in
Christ Church Cathedral, 1861 ; and was
deputy organist, 1869. Organist of St. Paul's,
Glengarry, 1870; at present time organist of
Christ Church, Leeson Park, Dublin. Grad-
iiated Mus. Doc, 1877, Dublin. Is professor
of organ and harmony, R.I.A.M. ; Examiner
to Commis-sioners of Intermediate Education
in Ireland, and to the Royal University of
Ireland. Conductor of the Strollers' Club ;
The Sackville Hall Choral Society, and Grand
organist of the Grand Lodge of Freemasons,
Ireland. His compositions include two can-
tatas, •' The Prophecy of Capj-s," and " A
Dream of the Fairies" ; Prize Festival Hymn,
" St. Patrick's Breastplate " ; Hibernian Catch
Club first prize Glee, 1871, "The dead Soldier ";
Part-songs, pf. pieces, etc.

Jude, William Herbert, organist and
composer, born at Westleton, Suffolk, 1851.
Sometime organist of the Blue Coat Hospital,
Liverpool ; founder of the Purcell Society,
Liverpool; Editor of the "Monthly Hymnal";
Organist, 1889, of Stretford Town Hall, near
Manchester. He has given recitals in various
places ; lectured on musical subjects in Great
Britain, and in Australia. An operetta,
" Innocents Abroad," was produced at Liver-
pool in 1882 ; and he has written a number
of songs, etc.

Karn, Frederick James, organist and
composer, born at Leatherhead, August 29,
1862. Organist at Cobham, Surrey ; now of
St. John's, Downshire-hill, Hampstead.
Graduated Mus. Bac, 1885, Cambridge. Has
given concerts at St. John's College, Hurst-
j)ierpoint ; and was appointed conductor,
1889, of the Science and Art School Orchestral
Society, South Kensington. He has composed
church music, songs, etc.

Keach, Benjamin, clergyman and mu-
sician, was pastor of the Baptist Church in
Goatyard Passage, Horsleydown, Southwark,
in latter part of 17th century. Author of
" The Breach repaired in God's worship, or



singing of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs
proved to be an holy ordinance of Jesus Christ,"
London, 1691. " Spiritual ^Melody," 1691 ;
a collection of psalms, etc., the publication of
which, and of the pamphlet named, led to a
secession in his congregation

Kearns, William Henry, Irish musician,
born in 1794. He was an instrumentalist
and teacher in London. Died in London,
December 28, 1846. Composer of "Bachelors'
Wives, or the British at Brussels," operetta,
1817 ; Songs of Christmas for family choirs. .
1847 ; Songs, pf. music, etc. With H. J.
Gauntlett, he edited " The Comprehensive
Tune Book."

Kearton, Joseph Harper, tenor vocalist
and composer, born at Knaresbo rough, October
25, 1848. At the age of seven he joined the
choir of Trinity Church there, and was
appointed, when fourteen, organist of the
Congregational Church. Three years later
he became a tenor singer at York IMinster.
There he studied with Mr. Howard Herring,
and had some assistance from Dr. E. G. IMonk.
In 1867 he was oppointed a vicar choral at
Wells Cathedral, and held other offices in the
locality. He studied there with Edward
Herbert, with a view to the profession of
organist and teacher, and passed his exercise
for the degree of Mus. Bac. His singing
attracting attention, he devoted himself to
that art exclusively, and studied for a time at
the R.A.M., and in 1877 was made a vicar
choral of Westminster Abbey. He sang at the
Chester and Bristol Festivals, 1882, and
Hereford, 1885 ; at the Crystal Palace, Monday
Pojiular Concerts, and has taken part in many
notable performances. He has composed
anthems ; Six organ voluntaries ; Songs and
direts ; and contributed to the pasticcio,
" Harold Glynde." His daughter, Annie
Kearton, made her debiU as a soprano vocal-
ist, in London, June, 1893.

Keddie, Henrietta, Saeah Tytlee,
Scottish novelist and writer, born at Cupar
Fife, IMarch 4, 1827. Authoress of " Musical
Composers and their Works," London, 1875;
2nd ed., 1877. Also writer of other biogra-
phical works, and many novels.

Keeble, John, organist and composer,
born in Chichester, 1711. Chorister in Chi-
chester Cathedral, under Kelway. He studied
music under Pepusch, and became organist of
S. George's, Hanover Square, London, in 1737.
Organist of Ranelagh Gardens. He died at
London, December 24, 1786.

Works.— Five Books of Organ Pieces.
Songs, etc. The Theory of Harmonics, or an
Illustration of the Grecian Harmonies, Lon-
don, 1784.

Keeley, Mary Anne, born Goward,
vocalist and actress, born at Ipswich, Novem-
ber 22, 1805. Studied singing under Mrs.



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KEETON.

Henry Smart (sister-in-law of Sir George
Smart), and made her dtbiit in Dublin in
1824. She sang in " Rosina " at the Lyceum
Theatre, London, July 2, 1825 ; and was the
original Mermaid in the production of Weber's
"Oberon," Covent Garden, April 12, 1826.
After her marriage with ]\Ir. Robert Keeley
(died, 1860), she was seen only in comedy, in
which she acquired a high reputation. When
she retired from public life, her interest in
the stage continued. She was present at the
benefit to Ada Swanborough, Strand Theatre,
December, 1881 ; and opened the new Theatre
at Ipswich, March 28, 1891, with an address.
Her 90th birthday was celebrated by a grand
reception at the Lyceum Theatre, November
22, 189.5.

Keeton, Haydn, organist and composer,
born at Mosborough, near Chesterfield, Octo-
ber 26, 1847. Received his musical training
at St. George's Chapel Royal, Windsor.
Graduated Mus. Bac, 1869; Mus. Doc, 1877,
Oxford. Was appointed organist of Datchet
Parish Church, 1867 ; and of Peterborough
Cathedral, 1870. Sometime Examiner, Col-
lege of Organists ; Conductor and organist,
Peterborough and Lincoln Cathedral Festi-
vals ; Conductor, Peterborough Choral Union,
etc. He has composed an Orchestral Sym-
phony ; Give ear. Lord, unto my prayer
(INIeadowcroft Prize) ; I will alway give thanks,
and other anthems ; Church Services ; Offer-
tory Sentences (College of Organists' Prize) ;
Pf. pieces, songs, etc. Author of Church and
•Cathedral Choristers' Singing Method, Lon-
don, Cocks, 1892.

His father, Edwin Keeton, has been
organist of Eckington Parish Church since
1848, and has taken an active part in the
Festivals of the Derby Archidiaconal Choral
Association, etc.

Keith, Robert William, pianist and
writer, was born at Stepney, London, in 1787;
died, London, June 19, 1846. Author of "A
3\Iusical Vade Mecum, being a compendious
•introduction to the whole Art of Music,"
London, 1820, 2 vols. " Instructions for the
Pianoforte.." London [183.3]. "Tutor for
the German Flute " ; " Britannia, naourn :
elegiac verses on the death of Princess Char-
lotte," 1817, etc.

Kellie, Lawrence, tenor vocalist and
coiuposer, of Scottish descent, born in London,
April 3, 1862. He was musical from childhood,
but was articled to a solicitor, and did net
adopt the profession of music until 1884.
Studied for a time at R A.i\I., but chiefly
under ]\Ir. Randegger as a private pupil.
Made his dehut at the Covent Garden Prom-
enade Concerts, in November, 1886 ; and
commenced giving vocal recitals at Steinway
Hall, May 23, 1887. He has sung in the
.provinces, and has made a reputation ; but is



KELLY.

more widely known as a song composer. His
works in this direction are already very
numerous, and include: All for thee; My
fairest child ; This heart of mine ; Douglas
Gordon ; A winter love song ; The city of
night, and many others. It is understood
that Mr. Kellie has an opera in course of
completion.

Kellie, Thomas Alexander Erskine,
sixth Earl of, Scottish amateur musician,
was born September 1, 1732. He studied
music in Germany, under Stamitz. Suc-
ceeded his father, as sixth Earl of Kellie in
1756, but afterwards sold most of the Kellie
property. He died at Brussels (unmarried),
October 9, 1781. He composed a number of
overtures (The IMaid of the Mill, 1761, etc.) ;
Symphonies and other works, some of which
were produced at Ranelagh and Vauxhall.
A collection of some of his compositions was
issued as " Minuets and Songs now for the
first time published, with an introductory
notice by C. K. Sharpe," Edinburgh, 1839.
Songs, etc. He was reckoned among the
most respectable amateur violinists of his
time, and was a composer of some ability.

Kelly, Charles W., baritone vocalist,
member of the choirs of St. Patrick and
Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, and pro-
fessor of singing in the R.I. A.M. He has a
reputation in the concert room, and ranks
among the best singers in Ireland. His
brother, Thomas Grattan Kelly, is a bass ;
vicar choral of St. Patrick's and Christ Church
Cathedrals, Dublin, and member of the choir
of Trinity College. He is also recognised in
the concert-room as an artist, both as regards
voice and style.

Kelly, Michael, composer and vocalist,
born in Dublin, 1762. He studied singing
under Rauzzini, and also at Naples under
Aprile, etc., 1779. Debut as vocalist at Dub-
lin, 1779. Travelled in Italy, and became
acquainted with Mozart. Debut at Drury
Lane, as Lionel in " Lionel and Clarissa."
Sang at Concerts of Ancient Music, Handel
Commemoration, in English Provinces, Ire-
land, etc. ^Manager of King's Theatre, 1793.
He died at Margate, October 9, 1826.

Works. — Musical Dramas, for which the
music was chiefly compiled, as — Adelmon the
outlaw, M. G. Lewis, 1801 ; The Africans,
1808 ; Blind bargain, 1805 ; Blue beard, 1798 ;
Bride of Abydos, 1818 ; Castle spectre, 1798 ;
Cinderella, 1804 ; Conquest of Taranto, 1817 ;
Counterfeit, 1804 ; False appearances, 1789 ;
Friend in need, 1797 ; Hero of the north,
1803; Of age to-morrow ; Pizarro, 1799; Wood
demon, 1807, etc. Six English airs and six
Italian duetts, 1790 ; The woodpecker, ballad,
and other songs and glees. Elegant extracts
for the German flute, 1805. Reminiscences,
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KELWAY.

original anecdotes of many distinguished
persons, London, 2 vols., 1826 ; 2nd edition,
1826.

His niece, Frances Maria Kelly, a singer
and actress, was born at Brighton, October
15, 1790. First apj^eared in Blue Beard in
1798, and sang at Drury Lane and other
Theatres. She died at Feltham, Middlesex,
December 6, 1882, after a life partly spent in
trying to elevate the stage in public estima-
tion.

Kelway, Joseph, organist and composer,
was born about the beginning of the 18th
century [1702] . He studied under Geminiani,
and was organist of St. Michael's, Cornhill,
London, till 1736. Organist St. Martin-in-
the-Fields, 1736. Instructor on harpsichord
to Queen Charlotte. He died in 1782. He
composed Six sonatas and lessons for the
harpsichord, London [1764]. Songs, etc.

Kelway, Thomas, organist and composer,
was born about the end of the 17th century.
Brother of Joseph. Organist of Chichester
Cathedral, 1720. He died at Chichester May
21, 1749.

Works. — Evening services in B minor, A
minor, G minor ; Seven services and nine
anthems in MS. at Chichester Cathedral.

Kemble, Adelaide, Mrs. Sartoris, sin-
ger and actress, born in 1814. Daughter of
Charles Kemble. Appeared first in London
as singer. Sang at York Festival, 1835.
Travelled in France and Germany. Sang in
Italy, 1840. Married Mr. F. Sartoris, 1843.
Author of " Past Hours," London, Bentley,
1881. She died August 4, 1879.

Kemble, see also Arkwright, Mrs. R.

Kemble, Rev. Charles, compiler of
" Church Psalmody : a selection of Tunes
and Chaunts in four parts," 1840. Also of
various works on duties of clergymen, ser-
mons, etc.

Kemble, Gertrude, see siih. Santley
Charles.

Kemp, Joseph, composer, born at Exeter,
in 1778. He studied under W. Jackson, and
became organist of Bristol Cathedral, 1802.
Mus. Bac, Cantab., 1808. Music teacher in
London, 1809. Mus. Doc, Cantab., 1809.
He died at London, May 22, 1824.

Works.— The Jubilee, 1809 ; The siege of
Isca, 1810 ; The Crucifixion ; Musical illustra-
tions of the Lady of the lake, 1810 ; Musical
illustrations of the beauties of Shakespear ;
The vocal magazine, Edinburgh, 3 vols., 1798,
1800 [edited], also Bristol, 1807; Glees, 2
sets, London [1800-1803] ; Twelve songs, op.
1, 1799, and others ; chants, duets, anthems,
etc. Upwards of one hundred cards contain-
ing more than 500 points in music [1810] .
New system of twelve Psalmodical melodies,
1818 ; Sonatas or lessons for the pf. [1810] ;
Musical education, London [1819] .



KENNEDY.

His son, John, born at Exeter, 1801 ; Died
there, January 14, 1885 ; was lay vicar of
Exeter Cathedral.

Kemp, R., author of "Directions for
tuning the Alexandre Harmonium," Loudon,
1874.

Kemp, Stephen, pianist, born at Yar-
mouth, Norfolk, November 8, 1849. Educated
at R.A.M. Fellow, and Professor of pf.,
R.A.M. Has given concerts in London, and
is known as the composer of some tasteful
pf. pieces; songs, "The Cavalier," etc; trio
for female voices, " O, lady, leave thy silken
thread," etc. He is also professor of the pf.
at R.C.M., and the Guildhall School.

Kempson, James, parish clerk of St.
George's, Birmingham, was an active par-
ticipator in musical doings in that town from
the middle of the last century. He started,
in 1766, the Birmingham Choral Society that
gave annual performancos in St. Bartholo-
mew's Chapel for the " Distressed House-
keepers' Charity " ; and his aid was sought
for the First Musical Festival held in Bir-
mingham, in 1768. It is said that he was
assistant conductor of those Festivals to the
year 1817. He was called the " Father of the
Oratorio Choral Society." He died at a
great age, March 10, 1822.

Kempton, Thomas, organist and com-
poser, who died in 1762, was organist of Ely
Cathedral from 1729.

Kennedy, Arnold, pianist and teacher,
born in London, in 1852. Educated at Edin-
burgh High School, and University, where he
graduated ]\I.A. His musical studies began
with the Tonic Sol-fa system when he was a
bo}'. After leaving Edinburgh, he entered
the R.A.M., and was elected an Associate.
He took his Mus. Bac. degree at Oxford, 1893.
Resident in London as teacher and lecturer.
He has published a few songs, and is part
composer of children's operetta, " Prince
Ferdinand."

Kennedy, David, tenor vocalist, was born
at Perth, on April 15, 1825. He received no-
regular instruction in singing, but was a pre-
centor and teacher for some time in Edin-
burgh. He was precentor of Nicolson Street
U. P. Church, Edinburgh, for a number of
years. He first made himself known through
popular concerts which he gave originally in
Edinburgh, but afterwards in most of the
larger towns in Scotland. Latterly Mr. Ken-
nedy sung in Africa, New Zealand, America,
and London, in all of which places he has
met with extraordinary success, giving con-
certs of Scottish song along with his family.
He died at Stratford, Ontario, Canada, Oct-
ober 12, 1886.

He had a large family, most of whom were
musicians. David (born at Perth, 1849 ;
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KENNEDY.

■was a tenor singer ani journalist, and wrote
"Singing round the World," which is incor-
porated in his sister's book mentioned below.
James (born 1856 ; died March 23, iSSl), was
a baritone singer, and perished in the fire at
the Opera House, Nice, where he had been
studying under Lamperti along with his
sisters, Kate (born 18G1 ; died March 23,
1881), who was a contralto, and Lizzie (1863-
1881), who was a soprano. Other members
of the farail)- are Robert, a tenor singer, who
studied at ililan, and gives Scots concerts on
lines similar to his father; now in Australia.
Helen (Mrs. Campbell), a soprano ; Marjory
(Mrs. Eraser), a contralto, who wrote a book
called " David Kennedy, the Scottish singer,"
Paisley, 1887 ; and Margaret, who was, to
1890, sub-professor in the Royal Academy of
Music, liOndon.

Kennedy, Rev. Rann, clergyman and
musician, born in 1773. Incumbent of St.
Paul's Chapel, Birmingham. Died at Bir-
mingham, January 2, 1851. Author of
"Thoughts on the music and words of
Psalmody as at present in use among the
members of the Church of England," Lon-
don, 1821. " Church of England Psalm
Book," 1821. Poems and other literary works.

Kenney, Charles Lamb, playwright and
writer, born in 1823; died at London, August
25, 1881. Author of " ]\Iemoir of Michael
William Balfe," London, 1876. He was also
a musical critic and barrister-at-law.

Kenningham, Alfred, tenor vocalist.
A member of the choir of St. Andrew's, Wells
Street, London. In 1872 he was elected
assistant vicar choral ; and in 1888, vicar
choral, St. Paul's Cathedral. He has been
heard in concerts in London and the provinces,
and is the composer of " The hour of love,"
and otlier songs.

Kenningham, Charles, tenor vocalist, is
a native of Yorkshire. In 1886 he was
appointed to the Choir of Canterburj' Cathe-
dral, where he remained about four years.
He made his stage debut, Januarj^ 31, 1891,
in Sullivan's "Ivanhoe," as De Bracy, and
afterwards sang in " La Basoche." He then
went on tour with the D'Oyly Carte Company
in the '-Nautch Girl," "Vicar of Bray,"
"Jane Annie," and other light operas; and



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