|Short Name:||Henry Lawes|
|Full Name:||Lawes, Henry, 1596-1662|
Born: January 5, 1596, Dinton, Wiltshire, England.
Died: October 21, 1662, London, England.
Buried: 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:
Choice Psalmes Put into Musick for Three Voices, 1648
Ayres and Dialogues (London: 1653)
Frost, p. 680
Hughes, pp. 467-68
Nutter, p. 460
Stulken, p. 292
|Tunes by Henry Lawes (11)||As||Instances|
|BATTLE||Henry Lawes (Composer)||5|
|[Chant] (H. Lawes 53211)||Henry Lawes (Composer (arr. from))||17|
|[Creator Spirit, by whose aid]||Henry Lawes, 1596-1662 (Composer (melody))||2|
|FALKLAND (Lawes)||H. Lawes (Composer)||4|
|FARLEY CASTLE||Henry Lawes (Composer)||40|
|LAWES' PSALM 47||Henry Lawes (Composer (melody and bass))||8|
|[Chant] (Lawes 53215)||H. Lawes (Composer (from))||4|
|[My life's a shade, my days]||H. Lawes (Composer)||2|
|PSALM 32 (Lawes)||Henry Lawes (Composer)||4|
|PSALM 9||Henry Lawes (Composer)||2|
|WHITEHALL||Henry Lawes (Composer)||9|