Roger North

British politician, died 1734

Roger North KC (3 September 16531 March 1734) was an English lawyer, biographer and amateur musician. He was the sixth son of the 4th Baron North.

Roger North (1680)


  • And grant that a man read all the books of music that ever were wrote, I shall not allow that music is or can be understood out of them, no more than the taste of meats out of cookish receipt books.
    • The Musicall Grammarian (1728)

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