John Bennet

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John Bennet (c. 1575 – after 1614) was a composer of the English madrigal school. [1]

Life[edit]

His madrigals include All creatures now as well as Weep, O Mine Eyes.[2] The latter is an homage to John Dowland, using part of Dowland's most famous piece, Flow my Tears, also known in its pavane form as Lachrymae Antiquae.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chisholm 1911.
  2. ^ John Bennet at Naxos.com. Retrieved 29. August 2010
Attribution

 Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Bennett, John". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

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