Shrubsole, William

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Shrubsole, William (b Canterbury, 1760; d London, 1806). Eng. composer and organist. Org., Bangor Cath. 1782–4 and Lady Huntingdon's Chapel, Clerkenwell, 1784–1806. Wrote hymn-tune Miles Lane (pubd. anonymously 1799), sung to words ‘All hail the power of Jesu's name’ by E. Perronet (1762–92), and others. Subject of famous essay (1943) by Vaughan Williams.