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John Blow
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Born in Newark, Nottinghamshire
Born on 23rd of February 1649
Died on 1st of October 1708

Born 1649. Died 1708 - English composer.



Sang in Chapel Royal Choir. Appointed organist at Westminster in 1668. Wrote a great number of anthems and church services plus a small amount of instrumental music.

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