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Purcell, Henry (1659-1695), organist and composer

Robert P. Thompson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/22894
Purcell, Henry (1659-1695), organist and composer

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Musical training | Early works, c.1675-1680 | Later works for Charles II, 1680-1685 | The court of James II, 1685-1688 | Revolution, 1688-1689 | Composer for the theatre, 1690-1695 | Posthumous events | Historical significance

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Subjects: biography ; history

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