English Renaissance composer John Wilbye (1573/4-1638) is most known for his madrigals, such as Sweet Honey-Sucking Bees and Flora Gave Me Fairest Flowers. A number of his romantic poems have remained popular, including Love not Me for Comely Grace.

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Classical Archives: John Wilbye
Biography and sound files in MIDI format.
John Wilbye
Biography, partial discography, and links to related composers of early music and historical background complementing the Here Of A Sunday Morning radio program.
Virtual Wilbye Consort
Vocal ensemble dedicated to performing madrigals of John Wilbye and his contemporaries. MP3 audio files plus lyrics.
Wilbye, John (1574 - 1638), United Kingdom
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
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