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Alexander Reinagle


Biographical info

Alexander (1756-1809) was the son of Joseph Reinagle, of Austrian descent. Although Alexander was born in Portsmouth, the family moved to Edinburgh; by 1778 he was teaching harpsichord in Glasgow. He travelled to Europe in 1784, and although he returned briefly to England, he moved to USA in 1786. His brother Joseph, also a composer and author of Introduction to the Art of Cello Playing, was brother in law to Schetky. (Grove)

Sources authored by Alexander Reinagle

Title Year Edition
A Collection of The Most Favourite Scots Tunes 1782