1715–1783

Ap­ril 19, 1715, Stan­well, Mid­dle­sex, Eng­land.

Feb­ru­a­ry 10, 1783.

St. Mar­ga­ret’s, West­min­ster, Eng­land.

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After his fam­i­ly moved to Ox­ford­shire, Nares be­came a cho­ris­ter in the Cha­pel Roy­al. He lat­er be­came de­pu­ty or­gan­ist at St. George’s Cha­pel, Wind­sor; or­gan­ist in York Ca­thed­ral (1734); and or­gan­ist in the Roy­al Cha­pel and com­pos­er to the king (1756).

He re­ceived a doc­tor­ate of mu­sic de­gree from Cam­bridge Un­i­ver­si­ty in 1756. In 1770, the Catch Club award­ed him a prize for his glee To All Lov­ers of Har­mo­ny.

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