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975 words, approx. 4 pages
The English composer William Byrd (ca. 1543-1623) was one of the greatest polyphonists of his time. He also excelled in the composition of keyboard music, stage songs, and instrumental fantasias.Willi... Read more
4,090 words, approx. 14 pages
The life and activities of Elizabethan composer William Byrd exhibit many connections with the literary world of his time. As a composer of secular vocal music, Byrd knew and used contemporary poetry ... Read more
443 words, approx. 2 pages
Colonial planter and merchant William Byrd (1652-1704) founded one of the most remarkable and enduring political dynasties in America.The first of several generations bearing the name, William Byrd em... Read more