Purcell, Henry (1659–1695)
Published Online: 25 NOV 2011
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The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization
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Kurian, G. T. 2011. Purcell, Henry (1659–1695). The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .
- Published Online: 25 NOV 2011
Foremost English composer of the Baroque period. A chorister in the Chapel Royal, he succeeded John Blow as organist of Westminster Abbey and served in the Chapel Royal from 1682.
- purcell, henry (1659–1695);
- english composer of baroque period;
- festive te deum and jubilat;
- purcell's works, being verse anthems