John of Fornsete

(d. 1238)

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(b Forncett, Norfolk; d 1238 or 9).

Eng. monk at Reading Abbey where he kept the records and hence is credited as being composer of Sumer is icumen in, although scholars insist that all theories about him are without foundation.

Subjects: Music.

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