John Church

(1675—1741) singer and composer

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(b ?Windsor, 1675; d London, 6 Jan. 1741). English composer. By 1695 he was singing in London theatres. He became a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal and lay vicar at Westminster Abbey in 1697, and Master of the Choristers at the abbey from 1704. He wrote anthems and services.

From The Oxford Companion to Music in Oxford Reference.

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