Clagget, Walter

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(1763) 1768–(c. 1771?)

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About 1760 he published music with Charles Clagget in Edinburgh. In 1762 he was active as a publisher in London, and between 1763 and about 1771 he was in Dublin working as a cellist in various bands. The only evidence of his activities in the Dublin music trade are from a c. 1768 advertisement in the London Magazine noting songs for sale at his 'new Music Warehouse, Castle st.' (Pollard).

Possibly the Claget [sic] of the 'Claget & Gibson' partnership.

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  • 'Untitled collection of single leaf songs, 2o, numbered [1] 1 - 24 2-41 [1]; f.23: sold only by Walter Clagget, e.g. "I've rifled Flora's painted bower"', 1768 (London Magazine 1768, p. 49, cited in Pollard)
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