Aspull, George, precocious English pianist and composer; b. Manchester, June 1813; d. Leamington, Aug. 19, 1832. He first gained notice as a youthful pianist in Paris (1825), then toured in England with notable success before his promising career was cruelly cut short by tuberculosis at the age of 19. His father, Thomas Aspull, ed. and publ. the vol. George Aspull’s Posthumous Works for the Pianoforte (London, 1837).
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