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John Attey

(c. 1565—1640) composer


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(fl 1622). English composer. He served as private musician to the Earl of Bridgewater, whose daughters he instructed in music. In 1622 he published a collection of songs for voice (or consort of voices), lute, and bass viol, late examples of the genre first made famous by Dowland.

From The Oxford Companion to Music in Oxford Reference.

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