William Byrd

William Byrd
Short Name: William Byrd
Full Name: Byrd, William, 1539 or 1540-1623
Birth Year (est.): 1538
Death Year: 1623

Byrd, William, one of the "Gentlemen of the Queen's honourable Chappell," son of Thomas Byrd, was born circa 1538, and died in London, July 4, 1623. He was a chorister in St. Paul's Cathedral; Organist of Lincoln Cathedral, 1563-1569; and Gentleman of the Chapel Royal, 1569. He was the composer of several well-known anthems.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Tunes by William Byrd (8)sort descendingAsInstances
[Amen] (Byrd)William Byrd (c. 1543-1623) (Composer)5
[Amen, Amen] (Byrd)William Byrd, 1543-1623 (Composer)2
[CANTATE] ByrdW. Byrd, 1538 - 1623 (Composer)1
[Make a joyful noise to God, all the earth]William Byrd, 1538-1623 (Composer)2
[Non nobis, Domine, non nobis]William Byrd, 1543-1623 (Composer)2
[O be joyful in the Lord, all ye lands] (Byrd)William Byrd (1543-1623) (Composer)3
[Chant] (Byrd 11244)William Byrd, 1543-1623 (Composer)3
TREBLE VOICESWilliam Byrd, c.1542 - c.1623 (Composer)2

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