(1690 - 1728)
Robert Woodcock was active/lived in United Kingdom. Robert Woodcock is known for maritime painting, music composition.
Biography Robert Woodcock
Robert Woodcock (bap. 9 October 1690 – died 10 April 1728) was an English marine painter, musician, and composer who lived during the Baroque period. He is notable for having published the earliest known flute concertos, and the earliest known English oboe concertos.
Robert Woodcock was baptized at Chelsea Old Church on 9 October 1690, the son of Robert Woodcock (1642–1710) and Deborah Littleton. He grew up in Shrewsbury House, Chelsea, London, where his parents ran a girls school. His family was fairly affluent, and his father was described as a gentleman, indicating good social position.
In 1714, Robert junior married Ayliffe Stoaks, by whom he had several children. According to a contemporaneous bio
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