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Dowland, Johnlocked

  • David Greer


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...

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