July 25, 1751, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Canongate Churchyard (East Wall), Edinburgh, Scotland.
Lampe moved to London in 1724 to play bassoon in operas, and married Thomas Arne’s sister-in-law, Isabella Young.
He wrote for the for stage, and on theory. He traveled the British Isles, being in Dublin, Ireland (1748–49), and at the Canongate Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland (1750). He was a friend of Charles Wesley.
The monument at Lampe’s resting place reads:
Lampe’s birth date