Wesley, Samuel

(24 February 1766, Bristol, England – 11 October 1837, London)
   Son of Charles Wesley, perhaps the finest English organist of his time. He greatly admired the Roman Catholic polyphonic tradition and composed six masses and over 50 motets to Latin texts as well as many Anglican anthems, hymns, and much service music as well as voluntaries and other works for organ.

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