Thomas Linley the elder
1733 – 1795
Who was Thomas Linley the elder?
From 1774 he was engaged in the management at Drury Lane theatre, London, composing or compiling the music of many of the pieces produced there, besides songs and madrigals, which rank high among English compositions. In 1786 he collaborated with John Burgoyne on the successful Richard Coeur de lion.
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