- (c. 1490, Lincolnshire, England – 18 October 1545, Boston, Lincolnshire)Dominant composer in England of his time, he composed 26 motets, three Magnificats, nine single mass movements, and eight cantus firmus masses including the "Western Wynde" mass whose tenor is a popular tune of the time. He was a clerk of the choir at the collegiate church at Tattershall (1524–1525), instructor of choristers at Cardinal College (1526–1530), then probably instructor at St. Botolph in Boston (1530–1537).
Historical dictionary of sacred music. Joseph P. Swain. 2006.
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