Baroque composer Nicholas Lanier (1588-1666; also Lanière or Laneer) was the first man named "Master of the King's Musick" in 1626. An accomplished poet, scholars believe he wrote many of the texts for his songs.

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Lanier, Nicholas (1588 - 1666), United Kingdom
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books, and sheet music, and bibliography. Linked to further resources.
Nicholas Lanier
Entry at Musicalics includes extensive list of works and a bibliography by Gordon J. Callon. Includes links to related material.
Nicholas Lanier (Lanière)
Biography, related composer and musical links, discography, and portrait from the Here of a Sunday Morning radio program.
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