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date: 17 October 2019

Playford, Johnlocked

(1622/3–1686/7)
  • Robert Thompson

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Playford, John (1622/3–1686/7), music publisher, was born in Norwich, a son of John Playford (d. 1639), mercer of Norwich, and his second wife. He may have been educated at the almonry, or cathedral choir school, in Norwich and on 23 March 1640 was apprenticed to the ...

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