1761–1833

Introduction

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Born: No­vem­ber 1761, Du­lin, Ire­land.

Died: Sep­tem­ber 14, 1833, Dub­lin, Ire­land.

Biography

Stevenson’s mu­sic­al ca­reer start­ed as cho­ris­ter, then vi­car chor­al, at Christ Church and St. Pa­trick’s ca­thed­rals. The Un­i­ver­si­ty of Dub­lin gave him a doc­tor­ate de­gree in 1791, and he was knight­ed in 1803.

In 1814, he be­came the cas­tle cha­pel’s first or­gan­ist and mu­sic di­rect­or.

Publications

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Music

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