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Tomkins, Thomaslocked

(1572–1656)
  • John Irving

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Tomkins, Thomas (1572–1656), composer, was born at St David's, Pembrokeshire, the son of Thomas Tomkins (c.1545–1627) of Lostwithiel, Cornwall, vicar-choral of St David's Cathedral, and his first wife, Margaret Pore (d. c.1583). In 1577 his father became organist and master of the choristers at ...

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