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Campion, Thomas

Born: 1567 AD
Died: 1620 AD
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.