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John Curwen

Born: 14-Nov-1816
Birthplace: Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire, England
Died: 16-May-1880
Location of death: Heaton Mersey, Greater Manchester, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Congregationalist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Musicologist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Tonic Sol-fa Method

Father: Spedding Curwen (minister)
Mother: Mary Jubb
Wife: Mary Thompson (one daughter, three sons)
Daughter: Margaret
Son: John Spencer (b. 1847, d. 1916)
Son: Spedding
Son: Thomas Herbert

    High School: Wymondley College
    University: University College London

Author of books:
Grammar of Vocal Music (1843)
Standard Course of Lessons on the Tonic Sol-fa Method of Teaching to Sing (1858)
Musical Theory (1879)

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