(b. 1715 ; d. Cambridge, Mar. 18, 1799), was a chorister of the Chapel Royal under Bernard Gates. He was one of the boys who shared in the representation of Handel's ' Esther ' a t Gates's house, Feb. 23, 1732, he himself taking the pa rt of Esther. He graduated as Mus.B. a t Cambridge in 1744, his exercise being an anthem. In 1743 he was appointed organist of King's College, and on the death of Dr. Greene in 1755 was elected professor of music a t Cambridge. In 1756 he proceeded Mus.D. He composed the music for Gray's Ode for the Installation of the Duke of Grafton as Chancellor of the University in July 1767, and some church i Davey, E is t. Eng. Mus., refers to him as holding this la tte r post in 1631. music. He was organist of Trinity College in 1777. Two fine hymn tunes attributed to him are reprinted in the ' English Hymnal ' (Nos. 93 and 250). w. h . h ., addn.