Charles Burney Quiz

Charles Burney by Sir Joshua Reynolds in 1781

Charles Burney by Sir Joshua Reynolds in 1781 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Charles Burney Quiz Questions

1. When was Charles Burney born?
a) 3 March 1724
b) 7 April 1726
c) 4 August 1728
d) 1 December 1722

2. Where was Charles Burney born?
a) Lichfield
b) Hereford
c) Shrewsbury
d) Vienna

3. Which school did Charles Burney attend?
a) Temple School
b) Chester Free School
c) St. Lawrence School
d) St. Mary’s School

4. Where was Charles Burney apprentice under Thomas Arne?
a) Drury Lane Theatre
b) Globe Theatre
c) St. Dionis’ Backchurch
d) Woburn Abbey

5. When was The Present State of Music in France and Italy published?
a) 1771
b) 1779
c) 1787
d) 1784

6. In how many volumes was General History of Music published?
a) Six
b) Four
c) Three
d) Five

7. When did Charles Burney write Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Abate Metastasio?
a) 1792
b) 1788
c) 1796
d) 1800

8. When did Charles Burney become a correspondent of Institut de France?
a) 1812
b) 1815
c) 1826
d) 1810

9. When did Charles Burney die?
a) 22 January 1819
b) 11 April 1814
c) 8 July 1823
d) 5 November 1825

10. Where did Charles Burney die?
a) Dublin
b) Berlin
c) Paris
d) Chelsea

Charles Burney Quiz Questions and Answers

1. When was Charles Burney born?
b) 7 April 1726

2. Where was Charles Burney born?
c) Shrewsbury

3. Which school did Charles Burney attend?
b) Chester Free School

4. Where was Charles Burney apprentice under Thomas Arne?
a) Drury Lane Theatre

5. When was The Present State of Music in France and Italy published?
a) 1771

6. In how many volumes was General History of Music published?
b) Four

7. When did Charles Burney write Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Abate Metastasio?
c) 1796

8. When did Charles Burney become a correspondent of Institut de France?
d) 1810

9. When did Charles Burney die?
b) 11 April 1814

10. Where did Charles Burney die?
d) Chelsea

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