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Clarke, Jeremiah

Born: 1669? AD
Died: 1707 AD.

Nationality: English
Categories: Composers


1674 - Born in London.

         - Clarke was a pupil of John Blow at St Paul's Cathedral.

         - He later became organist at the Chapel Royal. "A violent and hopeless passion for a very beautiful lady of a rank superior to his own" caused him to commit suicide by shooting himself.

         - He was succeeded in his post by William Croft.

1707 - Died on the 1st of December.


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