1596-1662
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January 5, 1596, Dinton, Wiltshire, England.

October 21, 1662, London, England.

In the cloisters of Westminster Abbey, London, England.

Lawes, tutor to the daughters of the Earl of Bridgewater, is best known as a composer. He became a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal in 1626, and a member of the King’s Musick in 1631. He wrote over 400 vocal pieces, as well as anthems and instrumental compositions. His works include:

  1. Battle
  2. Falkland
  3. Farley Castle
  4. Whitehall