Roseingrave, Thomas

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Roseingrave, Thomas (b Winchester, 1688; d Dunleary, Ireland, 1766). Irish organist and composer. Son and pupil of Daniel Roseingrave (d 1727, org. of Gloucester, Winchester, and Salisbury caths. and of St Patrick's and Christ Church caths., Dublin). Studied in Italy, where he knew both Scarlattis. Organist, St George's, Hanover Sq., 1725–52. Wrote opera, cantatas, extra numbers for D. Scarlatti's opera Narciso in London 1720, hpd. pieces, etc.