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W. Wheal

Short Name: W. Wheal
Full Name: Wheal, W.
Birth Year (est.): 1690
Death Year: 1727

William Wheal (Weale) c. 1690-1727 was the organist at St. Paul's, Bedford. He graduated with a Bachelor's in Music from Cambridge in 1719. The tune BEDFORD appeared in the "Psalm Singer's Magazine" of 1729, but it was probably first published earlier. It appears in The Divine Musick Scholars Guide by Francis Timbrell, which has an unknown date of publication, but copies found in personal libraries have dates beginning in 1723.

Dianne Shapiro, from "The Musical Times" Vol. 49, #781 (Mar. 1, 1908) pp. 165-169


Tunes by W. Wheal (1)sort descendingAsInstancesIncipit
BEDFORD (Wheal)William Wheall (Composer)6753165 43251 76653

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