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John Young


Biographical info

John Young was a musical instrument maker and music seller, at Dolphin & Crown, West End of St. Pauls Church, London, active c.1698-1730. In 1711 he published The third book of the violin master improv'd, which also contained Scottish and Highland material. He may have been the 'appointed musician in ordinary to the King for the Viol da Gamba, May 23, 1673'. (Humphries & Smith, 346)

Sources authored by John Young

Title Year Edition
A Collection of Original Scotch Tunes for the Violin The whole Pleasant and Comical 1720