Folcard (d. after 1085), monk, musician, and hagiographer, was a Benedictine of St Bertin's, at St Omer in Flanders, who became acting abbot of Thorney (c.1069–85). He can be compared with Goscelin of St Bertin. All that is known of him comes from some, mostly cryptic, autobiographical remarks in the prefaces to his few extant works and a brief notice in ...
Goscelin (b. c. 1035, d. in or after 1107), Benedictine monk, musician, and hagiographer, was a Fleming by birth, and joined the Benedictine order at the abbey of St Bertin in St Omer. His background is obscure. But he could have entered St Bertin...
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Lloyd [Flude], John (c. 1475–1523), musician, is of unknown parentage and upbringing; the terms of his will and his early circumstances connect him with Caerleon and the Bristol region. By 1498–9 he was already sufficiently well connected to petition successfully for conferment of a corrody of ...
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Malibran, Maria Felicia (1808–1836), singer, was born at 3 rue de Condé, Paris, on 24 March 1808, the second child of the Spanish tenor Manuel García (1775–1832) and his wife, Maria Joaquina Sitchès (1780–1854), a singer and actress. Her elder brother, Manuel Patricio García (1805–1906)...
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Osbern (d. 1094
Phillips, Robert (b. 1499x1502, d. in or after 1553), musician, is of unknown parentage. His career at the highest levels in church music began in childhood, since in April 1514 his name occurs as a chorister boy of Henry VIII's Chapel Royal. In 1521 he was employed as a lay singing man of the household chapel of ...