Nicholas Staggins

(1663—1700) musician and composer

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(d Windsor, 1700). Eng. composer and violinist. Appointed Master of the King's Band (i.e. Master of the King's Musick) by Charles II in 1674. First prof. of mus. Cambridge Univ., 1684. Wrote songs.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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