Rudge, William, junior


Aris's Birmingham Gazette, 2nd October 1780
Rudge, William, junior
William Rudge junior (‘Little Rudge’), organist of Wolverhampton.
William Rudge junior took over from his father as organist of the town after his death.
He first appeared in concert at the Wolverhampton Concert for the benefit of his father: ‘Between the Acts will be introduced, A Concerto upon the harpsichord, by Mr. Rudge’s Son, a Child whose delicate Fingers and early Taste for Music (having not attained his sixth Year) will inspire the Lovers of Harmony with Pleasure and Surprize.’ (ABG, Thursday 2 October 1780).
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