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Short, Peter - music printer

Miriam Miller

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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(d 1603). English music printer. He already had a flourishing general printing business when, in 1597, he first began to print music. From about 1584 he had established premises in Bread Street Hill, London, at the ‘signe of the Starre’; all his printed music bears that imprint. In 1597 he issued six major musical works: John Dowland’s The First Booke of Songs or Ayres, Antony Holborne’s The Cittharn Schoole, William

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