Definition of Purcell
1. Noun. English organist at Westminster Abbey and composer of many theatrical pieces (1659-1695).
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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"fendant SE Purcell a lease to the building for a term of 12 months, ... Purcell occupied the rented property and used it as a store for sale of tobacco, ..."
2. Famous Composers and Their Works by John Knowles Paine, Theodore Thomas (1891)
"At six years of age, Purcell had the misfortune to lose his father, a deprivation which, though undoubtedly serious, was considerably modified in its more ..."
3. A History of Kentucky and Kentuckians: The Leaders and Representative Men in by E. Polk Johnson, Lewis Publishing Company (1912)
"CLYDE E. Purcell. one of the leading physicians and surgeons in McCracken county, ... William C. Purcell was a son of John Purcell and .Mary Bland Purcell. ..."
4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"Tbe com t also finds that said John B. Purcell assigned the revenues of the ... After the assignment of John B. Pur- cell aud Edward Purcell, and prior to ..."
5. Wills from Doctors' Commons: A Selection from the Wills of Eminent Persons by Church of England Province of Canterbury. Prerogative Court, Doctors' Commons, John Gough Nichols, John Bruce (1863)
"Purcell was the son of " Mr. Henry Purcell, one of the Gent. of the K's Chappell. ... Purcell was appointed organist of Westminster Abbey at the age of ..."