Charles Dibdin was born in Southampton, England, on 15 March 1745 and died on 25 July 1814 in London. He was a choirboy at Winchester, and devoted his life to vocal music, mostly in London, composing popular 'musicals' and songs.
A selection of M&V articles about Charles Dibdin
Ensemble. Cogent Achievements - Peter Maxwell Davies' tenth symphony and other British music, heard by Roderic Dunnett