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Bull, Johnlocked

  • Alan Brown


Bull, John (1559x63–1628), composer, was born either in 1562 or 1563 (according to a 1589 portrait) or, less plausibly, in 1559 or 1560 (according to his marriage licence of December 1607), probably in Hereford or the surrounding area but possibly in Radnorshire; nothing is known of his parents. On 31 August 1573 he was admitted as a choirboy of ...

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