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Farnaby, Giles (<i>born</i> 1563), composer

Richard Marlow and Orhan Memed

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b c1563; d London, bur. 25 Nov 1640). English composer. Like his father Thomas, Giles was a ‘Cittizen and Joyner of London’. His mother, ‘Janakin alias Jane’, perhaps of Huguenot descent, was buried at Waltham St Lawrence, Berkshire, in 1605. She bequeathed £40 to the Dutch Reformed and French Protestant congregations in London and ‘to poore maides marriages’; her nuncupative will (PCC 36 Stafforde) strangely ignores Giles’s existence. According

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