Tomkins, Thomas

(1572, St. Davids, Pembrokeshire, England – buried 9 June 1656, Martin Hussingtree, Worcester)
   Prolific composer of widely circulated Anglican anthems (over 120) and service music, he studied with William Byrd and was a Gentleman of the Royal Chapel from at least 1620.

Historical dictionary of sacred music. . 2006.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Tomkins, Thomas — ▪ English composer and organist born 1572, St. Davids, Pembrokeshire, Wales buried June 9, 1656, Martin Hussingtree, Worcester, Eng.       English composer and organist, the most important member of a family of musicians that flourished in… …   Universalium

  • Tomkins (surname) — Tomkins is a surname, and may refer to:* Calvin Tomkins * James Tomkins (rower) * James Tomkins (footballer) * Joel Tomkins * Paddy Tomkins * Richard Tomkins * Silvan Tomkins * Thomas Tomkins * Trevor Tomkinsee also* Tomkins plc * Tompkins …   Wikipedia

  • TOMKINS (T.) — TOMKINS THOMAS (1572 1656) Décédé à l’âge de quatre vingt quatre ans, Tomkins peut, par là, être considéré comme l’un des survivants de la période élisabéthaine et jacobéenne. Pourtant élève, comme Morley, de William Byrd, il appartient par sa… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Thomas Tomkins — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Tomkins. Thomas Tomkins ou Tompkins (1572 9 juin 1656) est un compositeur gallois de la fin du XVIe siècle et au début du XVIIe siècle (transition entre les dynasties des Tudor et des Stuart en… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Thomas Tomkins — (1572 ndash; 9 June 1656) was a Welsh born composer of Cornish origins [http://www.thomastomkins.org.uk/page06 biography.htm] of the late Tudor and early Stuart period. In addition to being one of the prominent members of the English Madrigal… …   Wikipedia

  • Thomas Tomkins — (* 1572 in St Davids, Wales; † 1656 in Martin Hussingtree, Worcestershire) war ein britischer Komponist. Leben und Werk Thomas Tomkins gilt als das berühmteste Mitglied einer namhaften englischen Musikerfamilie. Vermutlich wurde er im Jahre 1578… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Thomas Tomkis — Thomas Tomkis, or Tomkys (c. 1580 ndash; 1634) was an English playwright of the late Elizabethan and the Jacobean eras, and arguably one of the more cryptic figures of English Renaissance drama.Tomkis was the son of a Staffordshire clergyman. He… …   Wikipedia

  • Tomkins — ist der Name folgender Personen: James Tomkins (* 1965), australischer Ruderer Thomas Tomkins (1572 1656), walisischer Komponist Trevor Tomkins (* 1941), britischer Jazzschlagzeuger sowie der Name eines Unternehmens: Tomkins (Unternehmen),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tomkins — is a surname, derived from Thomas.For bearers of the surname see Tomkins (surname)For the company see Tomkins plc …   Wikipedia

  • Thomas Cook Group — plc Тип …   Википедия

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.