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James Hewitt (June 4, 1770 – August 2, 1827) was an American conductor, composer and music publisher. Born in Dartmoor, England, he was known to have lived in London in 1791 and early 1792, but went to New York in September of that year. He stayed in New York until 1811, conducting a theater orchestra and composing and arranging music for local ballad operas and musical events. He also gave lessons and sold musical instruments and publications in his “musical repository”.

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  • Pour les articles homonymes, voir James Hewitt. James Hewitt (Dartmoor, 4 juin 1770- Boston, 2 août 1827) est un compositeur, éditeur, violoniste et organiste américain d'origine anglaise, établi aux États-Unis. Il fut un des acteurs importants de la vie musicale américaine à la fin du XVIIIe siècle et au début du XIXe siècle.
  • Emigrato negli USA nel 1792, ebbe il merito di introdurre in America l'opera lirica.
  • James Hewitt (* 4. Juni 1770 in Dartmore, England; † 2. August 1827 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA) war ein US-amerikanischer Komponist englischer Herkunft. Hewitt, der vermutlich ein Schüler von Giovanni Battista Viotti war, war Violinist am Hoforchester in London. 1792 übersiedelte er nach New York, wo er als Violinvirtuose und Opernkomponist hervortrat. Auch sein Sohn John Hill Hewitt wurde als Komponist bekannt.
  • James Hewitt (June 4, 1770 – August 2, 1827) was an American conductor, composer and music publisher. Born in Dartmoor, England, he was known to have lived in London in 1791 and early 1792, but went to New York in September of that year. He stayed in New York until 1811, conducting a theater orchestra and composing and arranging music for local ballad operas and musical events. He also gave lessons and sold musical instruments and publications in his “musical repository”.
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