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Humfrey, Pelhamlocked

(1647/8–1674)
  • John Irving

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Humfrey, Pelham (1647/8–1674), composer, was probably born in London and was a nephew of the parliamentarian Colonel John Humphrey. By late 1660 Humfrey had been admitted to the Chapel Royal as a chorister, where he trained under his future father-in-law, Henry Cooke (d. 1672)...

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