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Old 17th October 2017, 06:29 PM
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William Herschel, discoverer of the planet Uranus, is best known as an astronomer. What was his "day job"?
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Old 17th October 2017, 06:43 PM
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William Herschel, discoverer of the planet Uranus, is best known as an astronomer. What was his "day job"?
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Old 17th October 2017, 07:24 PM
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William Herschel, discoverer of the planet Uranus, is best known as an astronomer. What was his "day job"?
One of the few to have this as a day job, rather than vice versa!
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Old 18th October 2017, 04:51 PM
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No, not a janitor
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Old 18th October 2017, 05:50 PM
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It's not that I'm not guessing. It's just that I remember from when I set an earlier question.
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Old 22nd October 2017, 03:21 PM
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I've had to Google it.

Maybe a clue?
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Old 22nd October 2017, 03:28 PM
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Here is a clue

Although I called it a "day job", for many in this profession it often involves working in the evenings
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Old 22nd October 2017, 10:42 PM
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Bartender?
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Old 23rd October 2017, 01:34 PM
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Old 25th October 2017, 11:19 AM
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So, firstly I'm back after about 2 years away. Still going to hell (according to many) but enjoying the ride.

Anyway, to the answer, I believe he was a pianist or something similar.
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