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Phillips, Arthur (1605–1695), organist and composer

L. M. Middleton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Phillips, Arthur (1605–1695), organist and composer, was a younger son of William Phillips of Winchester. He matriculated at New College, Oxford, on 15 November 1622. He was appointed organist of Bristol Cathedral in 1638 and Magdalen College, Oxford, in 1639, and graduated BMus in 1640. From 1639, following in the footsteps of his predecessor at ...

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Subjects: Education ; Composition ; Keyboard

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