Solomon Eccles

(c. 1617—1682) musician and Quaker missionary

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(b London, 1618; d London, 1682). Eng. composer and performer on virginals and viol. On becoming Quaker c. 1660, publicly burned his mus. and instrs. on Tower Hill, later accompanying George Fox to W. Indies.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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