John Wilbye

(1574—1638) composer and musician

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English composer, with Weelkes, the most important of the English madrigalists who followed the lead given by Morley in 1593 and 1594. He published two sets of madrigals (1598, 1609) and contributed one madrigal to The Triumphes of Oriana in 1601.

Subjects: Music.

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