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John Taverner (c. 1490–1545) is regarded as the most important English composer of his day. He was also an organist.

Taverner was the first Organist and Master of the Choristers at Christ Church, Oxford, appointed by Thomas Cardinal Wolsey in 1526. The college had been founded in 1525 by Wolsey, and was then known as Cardinal College. Immediately before this, Taverner had been a clerk fellow at the Collegiate Church of Tattershall, Lincolnshire. In 1528 he was reprimanded for… read more

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    this equals 36 in g-force power
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    On tour! After all these centuries!
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    What about the Whale?!
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    the photo is of the composer john tavener, who is a direct descendent of john taverner - i'm sure the similar names caused the confusion. anyway, i've flagged it so hopefully it will be removed.
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    Someone that didn't read the description of the composer anyway. After all, people in the 1500's didn't had photographic pictures.

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