Ashe, Andrew 1756-30.apr.1838 Ireland Antrim, Lisburn - Dublin
flutist, 1769 adopted by naval captain Count Bentinck with whom he grew up in Den Haag Netherlands, 1778 flutist at the Brussels Opera, 1792 at the Italian Opera House in London, 1805 at the King's Theatre in London, 1810-1822 residing in Walcot Somerset where he was director of the Bath concerts, 1822-1838 residing in Dublin, 30.apr.1838 buried at Merrion near Dublin ; son of Samuel Ashe (Lisburn 4.aug.1712-) and Jane ; 19.sep.1799 in Cheltenham Gloucestershire England he married singer Mary Comer (Bath Walcot 13.apr.1774-1843)

Title Parts

[] Flute concerto
played by the composer at Saloman's second concert, London 1792

[] My heart is sair for some body, a favorite Scots ballad
music Robert Burns, as sung by Mrs. Ashe at the Bath, Edinburgh & Nobilities concerts in London
with an accompaniment for the harp or piano forte by A. Ashe
pub Goulding, D'Almaine, Potter & Co., London... may be had at 7 Westmorland Street Dublin & all the principal music shops. 1816

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