Thomas Whythorne


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(b Ilminster, 1528; d London, 1596).

Eng. composer. Employed by Duchess of Northumberland. Left Eng. on accession of Queen Mary. Travelled in It. Returned to Eng. 1555 as mus. tutor to various aristocratic households. Pubd. secular songs in 3, 4, and 5 parts, 1571, also duos, with option for vv. or instrs., and works for viols. Wrote autobiography, rediscovered 1955 and pubd. 1961.

Subjects: Music.

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