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Sir Henry Rowley Bishop

Sir Henry Rowley Bishop

Birth
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Death 30 Apr 1856 (aged 69)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial East Finchley, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 8181 · View Source
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Composer of ballets, operas, oratorios and glees. Regarded in his time as a 'great', he is now forgotten apart from his all-time hit, 'Home, Sweet Home.' Bishop was the first musician to be knighted, by Queen Victoria in 1842.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 17 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8181
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sir Henry Rowley Bishop (18 Nov 1786–30 Apr 1856), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8181, citing East Finchley Cemetery and Crematorium, East Finchley, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .