Aylward, Theodore, English organist and composer; b. c. 1730; d. London, Feb. 27, 1801. He served as organist at Oxford Chapel, London (c. 1760-62), St. Lawrence, Jewry (1762–68), St. Michael’s, Cornhill (1768–88), and St. George’s Chapel, Windsor (from 1788). He also was Gresham prof. of Music (from 1771). In 1791 he obtained his D.Mus. from Oxford. He composed sacred vocal music, songs, glees, and instrumental pieces.
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