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Jeremiah Clarke
Birth: 1674
Death: Dec. 1, 1707

Composer. He was named Master of Choristers at St. Paul's Cathedral in London in 1703, and joint organist of the Chapel Royal in 1704. His compositions include 20 church anthems and several songs and harpsichord pieces. Depressed over a rejected marriage proposal (his intended bride was of a higher social rank), he shot himself in the churchyard of St. Paul's. Given the circumstances of Clarke's death, it is ironic that his best known work, the "Trumpet Voluntary" (1700) for organ and brass, is most often played at weddings. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
 
Burial:
Saint Paul's Cathedral
London
City of London
Greater London, England
Plot: Unmarked grave in unconsecrated section of the old churchyard
 
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Originally Created by: Bobb Edwards
Record added: Nov 18, 2004
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