William Gardiner

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William Gardiner (March 15, 1770, Lei­ces­ter, Eng­land - No­vem­ber 16, 1853, Leicester) was a musician who introduced the music of his contemporary Beethoven to Great Britain. Initially following in the footsteps of his father who traded as a hosier, his passion for music became to dominate his life and work. He was an avid performer on the piano and the viola and has left a number of compositions and writings on musical matters but is best known for his work "The Music of Nature".