Choirboys in History

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Name Site of Choirboy Experience Birth & Death Occupation(s)  Nationality
Cabeón, Agustin de Royal Chapel at Avila ?     -   ? Composer Spanish
Cæsar (see Smegergill, Wm.) Ely Cathedral ?     -   ? Composer English
Caffarelli (see Maiorano, G.)  Naples 1710-1783 Castrato Italian
Caldara, Antonio Mantua Cathedral 1670-1736 Composer Italian
Carbonel, Joseph Francois Ecole Royale de Chant 1773-1855 Composer French
Carissimi, Giacomo Rome 1605-1674 Composer Italian
Carnaby, William Chapel Royal, London 1772-1839 Comp./Organist  English
Carnicer, Ramon Urgel Cathedral 1789-1855 Comp./Organist  Spanish
Caron, Phillippe (or Fermin) Cambrai Cathedral ?     -   ? Composer  Dutch
Carreira, Antonio Royal Chapel of John III  1525-1597?  Comp./Organist  Portuguese
Carter, Thomas Cloyne Cathedral, Dublin 1769-1800 Composer Irish
Caruso, Enrico Naples 1873-1921 Tenor Italian
Cassadó, Gaspar Barcelona 1897- Comp./Cellist Spanish
Caurroy, François du Sainte-Chapelle 1549-1609 Composer French
Causton, Thomas Chapel Royal ?     -1569 Composer English
Cavalieri, Emilio de' Medici Court Chapel 1550-1602 Composer Italian
Cavalli, Pietro Francesco St. Mark's, Venice 1602-1676 Composer Italian
Cellier, Alfred Chapel Royal, St. James 1844-1891 Comp./Organist  English
Certon, Pierre Sainte-Chapelle, Paris 1510-1572 Composer French
Cesti, Pietro Antonio Arezzo Cathedral 1623-1669 Composer Italian
Child, William Bristol Cathedral 1606-1697 Comp./Organist  English
Chipp, Edmund Thomas Chapel Royal 1823-1886 Comp./Organist  English
Christophers, Harry Canterbury 1953- Conductor English
Church, John St. John's, Oxford 1675-1741 Comp./Choirm. English
Cifra, Antonio San Luigi, Rome 1584-1629 Comp./Choirm. Italian
Cima, Tullio Lateran Chapel, Rome 1597-   ? Comp./Singer Italian
Cirillo (Cirilli), Francesco St. Peter's Cathedral 1623-   ? Comp./Singer Italian
Clark, Richard St. George's, Windsor 1786-1856 Composer English
Clarke, Jeremiah Chapel Royal 1673-1707 OrganistChm. English
Clark-Whitfield, John Oxford 1770-1836 Choirmaster English
Clemens non Papa Saint-Martin, Ypres? 1500-1556 Composer/Chm. Flemish
Cleobury, Stephen Worcester Cathedral 1948- Organist/DoM English
Clifford, James Magdalen College Choir  1622-1698 Canon (cleric) English
Coates, John St. Jude's, Bradford 1865-1941 Tenor English
Cocx, Jan Saint-Bavon, Flanders 1630-1678 Comp./priest Flemish
Cogan (Coogan), Philip St. Finbar's, Cork 1748-1833 Comp./Organist  Irish
Colasse, Pascal St. Paul's, Paris 1649-1709 Comp./Choirm. French
Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel St. George's, Croydon 1875-1912 Composer English
Collingwood, Lawrence Westminster Abbey 1887- Comp./Cond. English
Compère, Louis Saint-Quentin Cathedral 1455-1518 Comp./Singer Flemish
Conradus, Cornelius Friesland Chapel (Emden)  1557-1603  Comp./Organist  Dutch
Cook, Thomas Aynsley Temple Church, London  1831-1894 Bass  English
Cooke, Henry Chapel Royal  1616-1672 Singer/Choirm.  English
Corfe, Arthur Thomas Westminster Abbey  1773-1863 Organist/Choirm.  English
Corfe, Joseph Salisbury Cathedral  1740-1820 Organist/Chm.  English
Coste, Gaspard Cathedral at Avignon  ?     -   ? Comp./Singer  French
Courteville, Ralph (Raphael) Chapel Royal  ?     -1735 Comp./Organist  English
Cousu, Antoine de Sainte-Chapelle, Paris ?     -1658 Theorist/Singer  French
Coward, James Westminster Abbey  1824-1880 Comp./Cond.  English
Croce, Giovanni St. Mark's, Venice  1557-1609 Comp./Choirm.  Italian
Croft, William Chapel Royal  1678-1727 Comp./Organist  English
Crooks, (Alexander) Richard  Trenton, New Jersey  1900- Tenor American
Cruft, Adrian Francis  Westminster Abbey  1921- Comp./Cond. English
Cummings, William Hayman  St. Paul's & Temple Ch.  1831-1915 Comp./Organist  English
Cusins, (Sir) William George  Chapel Royal 1833-1893 Comp./Cond. English
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