June 27, 1812, Worcester, England.
February 21, 1884, London, England.
Kensal Green Cemetery, London, England.
Hullah studied under William Horsley from 1829, and Domenico Crivelli at the Royal Academy of Music (1833–35). One of his fellow students was Fanny Dickens, eldest sister of Charles Dickens. Hullah met Charles through her, and in 1836, he wrote the music for Dickens’ comic opera The Village Coquettes. Hullah taught vocal music at Kings College in the Strand, Queen’s College, and Bedford College. Starting in 1841, he conducted vocal music classes for day and Sunday school teachers.