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Wilbye, Johnlocked

(bap. 1574, d. 1638)
  • David Brown

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Wilbye, John (bap. 1574, d. 1638), composer and musician, was baptized at Diss in Norfolk on 7 March 1574, the third son of Matthew Wilbye (d. 1605), a prosperous tanner and also, it seems, an amateur lutenist. Nothing is known of his early life or musical training. It was probably through the ...

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