Sir Henry Rowley Bishop

Born 18 November 1786. Died 30 April 1855
Sir Henry Rowley Bishop
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1786-11-18
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Sir Henry Rowley Bishop

Sir Henry Rowley Bishop Biography (Wikipedia)

Sir Henry Rowley Bishop (18 November 1786 – 30 April 1855) was an English composer. He is most famous for the songs "Home! Sweet Home!" and "Lo! Here the Gentle Lark." He was the composer or arranger of some 120 dramatic works, including 80 operas, light operas, cantatas, and ballets. Bishop was Knighted in 1842. Bishop worked for all the major theatres of London in his era — including the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden, the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, Vauxhall Gardens and the Haymarket Theatre, and was Professor of Music at the universities of Edinburgh and Oxford. His second wife was the noted soprano Anna Bishop, who scandalised British society by leaving him and conducting an open liaison with the harpist Nicolas-Charles Bochsa until the latter's death in Sydney.

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Home, Sweet Home
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Home, Sweet Home
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Home, sweet home
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Home, sweet home
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Home Sweet Home (vocal)
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Home Sweet Home (vocal)
Musicians of the Globe, Sir Henry Rowley Bishop, Julia Gooding, Philip Pickett & Susan Gritton
Orpheus with his lute from Music for Twelfth Night
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Orpheus with his lute from Music for Twelfth Night

Orpheus with his lute from Music for Twelfth Night

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Musicians of the Globe, Sir Henry Rowley Bishop, Julia Gooding, Philip Pickett & Susan Gritton
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Now the hungry lions roar (from Two Gentlemen of Verona)
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Now the hungry lions roar (from Two Gentlemen of Verona)
Sir Henry Rowley Bishop
Lo! Hear The Gentle Lark
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Lo! Hear The Gentle Lark
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Home Sweet Home
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