Robert Lucas Pearsall

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Born: 14 March 1795

Died: 5 August 1856

Biography A ms. copy in Pearsall's hand is exhibit A in proposing him as a plausible suspect for the anonymous composer of 'Rossini's Cat Duet'. Born in Bristol, in 1825 he moved to Mainz, then to Karlsruhe (1830), studying mensural notation with the caecilian Caspar Ett (Munich 1832). In 1842 he bought Wartensee CastleLink to the German Wikipedia article, a ruined medieval keep near Rorschach in Switzerland. His extensive writings encompass works on chant, heraldry, and verse translations of Schiller & Goethe.

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Works by Robert Lucas Pearsall in the Petrucci Music Library (IMSLP)