Charles Dibdin

Charles Dibdin

Born: March 4, 1745

Died: July 25, 1814

Nationality: British

Occupation: Musician

Biography: Charles Dibdin was a British musician, dramatist, novelist, actor and songwriter. The son of a parish clerk, he was born in Southampton on or before 4 March 1745, and was the youngest of a family of 18.

Source/Notes: Melodist, and mirthful olio: an elegant collection of themost popular songs, recitations, glees, duets, &c. &c.; intermixed with many originals and some of the most favorite of Dibdin, Moncrieff, &c., embellished with humouous wood engravings (1829 edition)

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