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Jeremiah Clarke (c. 1674-1st December 1707) was an English baroque composer.

Thought to have been born in London in 1674, Clarke was a pupil of John Blow at St Paul's Cathedral. He later became organist at the Chapel Royal. "A violent and hopeless passion for a very beautiful lady of a rank superior to his own" caused him to commit suicide by shooting himself. He was succeeded in his post by William Croft.

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  • Me too hahaha Best comment!
  • Okay, I usually hate ''on tour'' jokes about classical composers, but fgb362 made me laugh : D
  • This man is greatness.
  • last.fm's well-thought-out suggestion process notes this composer as being similar to Aaron Copeland. The only similarities I can see is that they're both dead...and did dynamite versions of "Picasso At Wounded Knee" and "Evolution Begins in Kansas".
  • Lol !
  • It was self inflicted.
  • only 33 when he died. tragic.
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