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Campion, Thomas

Born: 1567 AD
Died: 1620 AD, at 53 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Composers, Physicians, Poets


1567 - Born in London on the 12th of February.


1586 - Entered Gray's Inn to study law.


1595 - He left without having been called to the bar.


1605 - On 10th of February, he received his medical degree from the University of Caen.


1613 - Wrote The Songs of Mourning: Bewailing the Untimely Death of Prince Henry.


1602 - He wrote Observations in the Art of English Poesie.


1607 - He wrote a number of masques, including Lord Hay's Masque.


1615 - Published a book on counterpoint, A New Way of Making Fowre Parts in Counterpoint By a Most Familiar and Infallible Rule.


1620 - Campion died on 1st of March in London, probably of the plague.



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