Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Dowland, Johnlocked

(1563?–1626)
  • David Greer

Extract

Dowland, John (1563?–1626), lutenist and composer, was, according to Thomas Fuller (Worthies, 244), born in Westminster; however, nothing certain is known about Dowland's parentage or place of birth. The dedication of the song 'From Silent Night' in A Pilgrimes Solace...

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription

S. Sadie, ed., , 20 vols. (1980); 2nd edn., 29 vols. (2001)