Purcell, Henry (16581695)

Purcell, Henry, eminent English musician, born at Westminster; was successively organist at Westminster Abbey and to the Chapel Royal; excelled in all forms of musical composition; was the author of anthems, cantatas, glees, &c., which attained great popularity; he set the songs of Shakespeare's “Tempest” to music (16581695).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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