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Lenton, Johnlocked

(bap. 1657?, d. 1719)
  • Andrew Ashbee

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Lenton, John (bap. 1657?, d. 1719), violinist and composer, was perhaps the John Linton, son of Nicholas and Joan, baptized at St Andrew's, Holborn, on 4 March 1657. He was sworn as violinist at the English court on 2 August 1681 and served among the private musick until his death. His presence is noted among the musicians at the coronations of ...

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