Composer: Henry Lawes
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Composer: Henry Lawes

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) Sources: Frost, p. 680 Hughes, pp. 467-68 Nutter, p. 460 Stulken, p. 292  Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: PSALM 9
Composer: Henry Lawes
Incipit: 53651 17111 76171
Key: C Major
Source: A Paraphrase upon the Divine Poems, 1638


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Hymnal #568

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