Henry Lawes  (1596-1662)
Last updated: 01.03.21
According to The New Penguin Dictionary of Music, Henry Lawes was an English composer in service at court; selebrated in a sonnet by Milton, having set Milton's "Comus". Wrote coronation anthem for Charles II, songs (some to poems by Herrick), church music; collaborated in the music to "The Siege of Rhodes", the first English opera, 1656. Brother to William Lawes.
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book15.gif  Henry Lawes Cavalier Songwriter Ian Spink flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
book15.gif  The Henry Lawes Manuscript Pamela Joan Willets flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
book15.gif  The Masque of Comus Henry Lawes, John Milton flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif
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