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Campion, Thomas

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

Nationality: English
Categories: Composers, Physicians, Poets

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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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