William Lawes (1602–1645) was an English composer and musician.
Lawes was born at Salisbury in Wiltshire and was baptised on 1st May 1602. He was the son of Thomas Lawes, a vicar choral at Salisbury Cathedral, and brother to Henry Lawes, a very successful composer in his own right.
His patron, Edward Seymour, Earl of Hertford, apprenticed him to the composer John Coprario, which probably brought Lawes into contact…
|1||VI. Aire - Morris||5,080 listeners|
|3||III. Corant||4,040 listeners|
|4||II. Corant||3,589 listeners|
|5||I. Paven||3,231 listeners|
|6||I. Fantazy||3,094 listeners|
|7||V. Corant II||2,937 listeners|
|8||Royal Consort in D Major for two theorbos: Ecco||2,255 listeners|
|9||II. Fantazy||2,174 listeners|
|10||IV. Alman||1,661 listeners|