Charles Burney FRS (7 April 1726 – 12 April 1814) was an English music historian and father of authors Frances Burney and Sarah Burney.
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“How truly does this journal contain my real and undisguised thoughtsI always write it according to the humour I am in, and if a stranger was to think it worth reading, how capriciousinsolent & whimsical I must appear!one moment flighty and half mad,the next sad and melancholy. No matter! Its truth and simplicity are its sole recommendations.”
—Frances Burney (17521840)