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Boyce, William

Line breaks: Wil|liam Boyce
Pronunciation: /bɔɪs
 
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Definition of Boyce, William in English:

( 1711–79), English composer and organist. His compositions include songs, overtures, and eight symphonies; one of his most famous songs is ‘Hearts of Oak’. He is also noted for his Cathedral Music (1760–73).

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