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Taverner, John (1490 - 1545), composer

Roger Bowers, Paul Doe and Hugh Benham

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780198601753
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630
Taverner, John (1490 - 1545), composer

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(b south Lincs., c1490; d Boston, Lincs., 18 Oct 1545). English composer. He was the most important English composer of the first part of the 16th century, and is known chiefly for his sacred music.

Keywords: Life; Works

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Subjects: Music

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