b. London, 1755; d. June 5, 1840, an English musician whose name deserves preservation as one of the founders of the Philharmonic Society. He was a violinist at Drury Lane, 1771-74, in the orchestra of the Opera from 1775-93, and led the band at the Handel Commemoration of 1790 in the absence of Cramer. The circular proposing the meeting which led to the formation of the Philharmonic was issued by ' Messrs. Cramer, Corri & Dance,' from Dance's house, 17 Manchester Street, on Sunday, Jan. 17, 1813. He was afterwards one of the directors, and treasurer. His son, Henry, was secretary to the Society for the first year, 1813.