1592–1635

Introduction

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Born: June 13, 1592, Ches­ter, Che­shire, Eng­land.

Died: Circa 1635, pos­si­bly in Lon­don.

Buried: Church of St. John the Bap­tist, Bar­net, Lon­don, Eng­land.

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Biography

Ravenscroft be­came a cho­ris­ter at Chi­ches­ter Ca­thed­ral, En­gland, in 1594. He al­so served at St. Paul’s Ca­thed­ral as a cho­ris­ter, and wrote mu­sic for ac­tors there. From 1618–22, he was mu­sic mas­ter for Christ’s Hos­pital.

Publications

Some of his work may be found in:

Sources

Music