John Hoyle (author)

John Hoyle (d. 1797?), was author of a dictionary of musical terms entitled Dictionarium Musica [sic]; Being a Complete Dictionary or Treasury of Music, London, 1770;[1] It was republished, with a new title, in 1790 and 1791. The work was pronounced "short and incomplete" by the Critical Review for February 1791.[2]


  1. ^ Hoyle, John. "Dictionarium Musica". National Library of Australia. Retrieved 18 November 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Sharp, Robert Farquharson (1891). "Hoyle, John" . In Lee, Sidney (ed.). Dictionary of National Biography. 28. London: Smith, Elder & Co. citing: [Grove's Dict. of Music, i. 755.]

"Hoyle, John" . Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.