(b Winchester, 1624; d Oxford, 17 Nov. 1680). English composer. He was the son of George King, the organist at Winchester Cathedral, and was admitted to Magdalen College, Oxford, in October 1648. He graduated less than a year later, and spent the rest of his life at Oxford, from 1664 as organist of New College. He composed services, anthems, and a volume of Poems of Mr. Cowley and Others, Composed into Songs and Ayres (Oxford, 1668) for solo voice and continuo.
From The Oxford Companion to Music in Oxford Reference.