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Thomas Morley

(1557—1602) composer

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Morley, Thomas

Morley, Thomas   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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2005
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History, Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)
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(1557/8–1602), English composer, organist at Norwich Cathedral and St Paul's Cathedral; in 1588 he graduated with a B.Mus. from Oxford and became a gentleman of the Chapel Royal ... More
Morley, Thomas

Morley, Thomas (1557)   Reference library

Denis Arnold and John Milsom

The Oxford Companion to Music

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2011
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Music
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499 words

He was the son of a Norwich brewer, and probably entered the choir of Norwich Cathedral as a boy. At some point he studied with ...

Morley, Thomas

Morley, Thomas (1557)   Quick reference

The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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2013
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Music
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259 words

English composer. Pupil of *Byrd. Mus.B., Oxford Univ., 1588. Org, St Paul's Cath. c. 1589–92. Almost certainly worked as a government spy. Gentleman of Chapel Royal ...

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