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Hawkins, John 1719-1789

Overview
Works: 142 works in 757 publications in 2 languages and 10,543 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Portraits  Biography  Bibliography  Anecdotes  Handbooks and manuals  Humor  Poetry  Parodies, imitations, etc  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Lyricist, Composer
Classifications: SH433, 799.12
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D by John Hawkins( Book )

47 editions published between 1787 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This the first and only scholarly edition of Sir John Hawkins's Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D., a work that has not been widely available in complete form for more than two hundred years. Published in 1787, some four years before James Boswell's biography of Johnson, Hawkins's Life complements, clarifies, and often corrects numerous aspects of Boswell's Life. --from publisher's description
A general history of the science and practice of music by John Hawkins( Book )

5 editions published between 1875 and 1963 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The compleat angler by Izaak Walton( Book )

74 editions published between 1760 and 2006 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An immediate success upon its initial publication in 1653, The Compleat Angler has since become the most reprinted secular book in the English language. Here we join Piscator, Venator, and Auceps on a morning journey through the English countryside as Piscator advises on catching and eating different species of fish and expounds upon the satisfactions of the fisherman's life. More than a guide to the subtle intricacies of the sport, Walton's treatise is a graceful portrait of a simple life made rich by virtue and good friendship. -- from back cover
The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. by John Hawkins( Book )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first and only scholarly edition of Sir John Hawkins's Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D., a work that has not been widely available in complete form for more than two hundred years. Published in 1787, some four years before James Boswell's biography of Johnson, Hawkins's Life complements, clarifies, and often corrects numerous aspects of Boswell's Life. --from publisher's description
A General history of the science and practice of music by John Hawkins( Book )

16 editions published between 1853 and 1875 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Probationary odes for the laureatship: with a preliminary discourse by John Hawkins( Book )

63 editions published between 1785 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A general history of the science and practice of music by John Hawkins( Book )

25 editions published between 1776 and 2011 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John Hawkins (1719-1789), lawyer, friend of Samuel Johnson and member of the Academy of Ancient Music, published his pioneering five-volume history in 1776 just after the first volume of Burney's. Hawkins' work suffered badly in the resulting competition between the two, partly because of his difficult personality, partly because of the scholarly style of the writing contrasting with Burney's more engaging approach. However, it is Hawkins' accuracy and attention to detail, his appreciation of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century music and his account of London music society in the early eighteenth century, supported by his painstaking research, which makes the history of indispensable value to music scholars. Whilst there are neither contents list nor chapter headings, there is an index, and each volume includes generous illustrations and musical examples. Volume 1 includes a Preliminary discourse, the development of music notation, plainchant and music treatises of Arezzo and Boethius
A general history of the science and practice of music by John Hawkins( Book )

39 editions published between 1776 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Samuel Johnson by John Hawkins( Book )

24 editions published between 1787 and 2005 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. (1787) by John Hawkins( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the institution and progress of the Academy of Ancient Music ; with a comparative view of the music of the past and present times by John Hawkins( Book )

23 editions published between 1770 and 2005 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Samuel Johnson : LL. D. By Sir John Hawkins, Knt by John Hawkins( Book )

24 editions published in 1787 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of the life of Sig. Agostino Steffani, some time master of the Electoral chapel at Hanover, and afterwards bishop of Spiga by John Hawkins( Book )

13 editions published between 1740 and 2005 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of the practice of bidding prayers, with an ancient form of such bidding; as also, a form of cursing, communicated by Sir John Hawkins, July 1779 by John Hawkins( Book )

8 editions published in 1779 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and activities of Sir John Hawkins, musician, magistrate, and friend of Johnson by Percy A Scholes( Book )

3 editions published between 1953 and 1978 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnson before Boswell; a study of Sir John Hawkins' Life of Samuel Johnson by Bertram H Davis( Book )

2 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More last words of Dr. Johnson : Consisting of important and valuable anecdotes, and a curious letter from a medical gentleman, ... By Francis, barber by Francis( Book )

2 editions published in 1787 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarks on the forty second and forty third Psalms by John Hawkins( Book )

6 editions published between 1781 and 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.
Alternative Names
Hawkins, John 1719-1789 Sir

Hawkins, John seras

Hawkins, John, Sir, 1719-1789

Hawkins, Juan 1719-1789 Señor

Hawkins, Juan, Señor, 1719-1789

John Hawkins Brits muzikant (1719-1789)

John Hawkins englischer Musikhistoriker

John Hawkins English author and historian

John Hawkins musicista, saggista e musicologo inglese

Languages
English (468)

German (13)

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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.A general history of the science and practice of musicA general history of the science and practice of music