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date: 22 February 2020

Farrant, Richardlocked

(c. 1528–1580)
  • Roger Bowers


Farrant, Richard (c. 1528–1580), musician and theatrical producer, is of unknown parentage. An upbringing in the music of the church may be presumed, since he occurs as a lay gentleman of the Chapel Royal by July 1553. He formed a close association with ...

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