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John Dowland (1563–1626) was an English, possibly Irish-born, composer, singer, and lutenist.

Very little is known of Dowland's early life, but it is generally thought he was born in London, or possibly Dublin. It is known that he went to Paris in 1580 where he was in service to the ambassador to the French court. He became a Roman Catholic at this time, which he claimed led to his not being offered a post at Elizabeth I's Protestant court… read more

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  • Hello there! I am looking for some recommendations on recordings of John Dowland or other (secular?) Renaissance music. Personally love Julian Bream's renditions but would like to hear more. Leave a shout on my page and I can perhaps return the favour by finding good music for you in other genres. Cheers!
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  • @sGarrista- Agree! Perfect music to write, read, create and chill to! (and Nigel North is an amazing performer of Dowland's works... and others ;)
  • the lute works without vocals are so very serene
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