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Horwood, William (c. 1430–1484), church musician and composer

Roger Bowers

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/41178

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Horwood, William (c. 1430–1484), church musician and composer, is of unknown parentage and upbringing. During 1458–9 he was admitted to the Confraternity of St Nicholas, a guild of the clerks and professional musicians working in the parish and collegiate churches of the London...

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Subjects: Performance Practice and Studies ; Musical Structures, Styles, and Techniques ; Conducting ; Composition

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