Charles Lockhart

LOCKHART, Charles. b. London (?), ca. 1738; d. Lambeth, London, 9 February 1815. Little is known of Lockhart’s early life, and his place of birth is unknown, though it may have been London, where he lived for most of his life. He was a blind organist, who held several appointments in London, some of them simultaneously. The longest-held was at St Katherine Cree, Leadenhall Street, where he was organist from 1766 until his death. He was also organist of St Mary’s Parish Church, Lambeth, from 1785 until his death; and at other times he was organist of the Orange Street Chapel, Leicester Fields and of the Lock Hospital. He contributed twelve hymn tunes to the Lock Hospital Collection (1769),...

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