English Renaissance and early Baroque composer and lutenist John Dowland was born in England or Ireland in 1563 and died in 1626. He worked abroad in Kassel and in the court of Christian IV of Denmark.
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Biography from the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music. Complete files offered in MIDI format.
Find A Grave listing of the "Melancholy Madrigalist" with biographical details, portrait, picture of burial area in London, and interactive memorial.
Wikipedia article showing his religious-based employment struggles, affinity for the lute, usually doleful style, and appearances in the science fiction of Philip K. Dick. Includes internal references to related people and topics.
Filmography from the Internet Movie Database (IMDB) noting movies using his music.
Detailed biography from CD liner notes focused on his works for lute and his struggles for patronage and acceptance. From Musicalics.
Brief biographical sketch, caricature, summaries of his vocal and lute works, and Naxos discography.
John Dowland (1562-1626)
Entry at the Lied and Art Songs Text Page with listing of vocal works and lyrics.
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