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Henry Purcell
Henry Purcell was an English composer. Although incorporating Italian and French stylistic elements into his compositions, Purcell's legacy was a uniquely English form of Baroque music. He is generally considered to be one of t...
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Adrian Batten
Adrian Batten (c. 1591 – c. 1637) was an English organist and Anglican church composer. He was active during an important period of English church music, between the Reformation and the Civil War in the 1640s. During this perio...
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Arthur Somervell
Sir Arthur Somervell (5 June 1863 – 2 May 1937) was an English composer, and after Hubert Parry one of the most successful and influential writers of art song in the English music renaissance of the 1890s-1900s.
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Thomas Morley
Thomas Morley (1557 or 1558 – early October 1602) was an English composer, theorist, singer and organist of the Renaissance. He was one of the foremost members of the English Madrigal School. He was also involved in music publi...
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Thomas Tallis
Thomas Tallis (c. 1505 – 23 November [O.S. 11 November] 1585) was an English composer who occupies a primary place in anthologies of English choral music, and is considered one of England's greatest composers. He is honoured fo...
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Frederick Corder
Frederick Corder (26 January 1852 – 21 August 1932) was an English composer and music teacher.
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Matthew Locke
Matthew Locke (c. 1621 – August 1677) was an English Baroque composer and music theorist.
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John Rutter
John Milford Rutter CBE (born 24 September 1945) is an English composer, conductor, editor, arranger and record producer, mainly of choral music.
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William Alwyn
William Alwyn CBE, born William Alwyn Smith (7 November 1905 – 11 September 1985), was an English composer, conductor, and music teacher.
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Joseph Barnby
Sir Joseph Barnby (12 August 1838 – 28 January 1896) was an English musical composer and conductor.
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Christopher Simpson
Christopher Simpson (1602/1606–1669) was an English musician and composer, particularly associated with music for the viola da gamba.
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Anthony Holborne
Anthony [Antony] Holborne [Holburne] (c. 1545 – 29 November 1602) was a composer of English consort music during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.
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Richard Hickox
Richard Sidney Hickox, CBE (5 March 1948 – 23 November 2008) was an English conductor of choral, orchestral and operatic music.
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Ernest Walker
Ernest Walker (15 July 1870 – 21 February 1949) was an Indian-born English composer, pianist, organist, teacher and writer on music.
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Eric Coates
Eric Coates (27 August 1886 – 21 December 1957) was an English composer of light music and a viola player.
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Tristram Cary
Tristram Ogilvie Cary, OAM (14 May 1925 – 24 April 2008) was a pioneering English-Australian composer. He was also active as a teacher and music critic.
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Richard Leveridge
Richard Leveridge (or Leueridge) (19 July 1670 – 22 March 1758) was an English bass singer of the London stage and a composer of baroque music, including many popular songs.
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William Sterndale Bennett
Sir William Sterndale Bennett (13 April 1816 – 1 February 1875) was an English composer, pianist, conductor and music educator. At the age of ten Bennett was admitted to the London Royal Academy of Music (RAM), where he remaine...
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Christopher Gunning
Christopher Gunning (born 5 August 1944) is an English composer of concert works and music for films and television. Gunning was born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. He studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where h...
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Walford Davies
Sir Henry Walford Davies KCVO OBE (6 September 1869 – 11 March 1941) was an English composer, conductor and educator who held the title Master of the King's Music from 1934 until 1941. Although a performing musician and compose...
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