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William Byrd

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Noun

1. byrd, william byrd

English organist and composer of church music; master of 16th century polyphony; was granted a monopoly in music printing with Thomas Tallis (1543-1623)

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


William Byrd

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English composer noted for his Masses, motets, and keyboard works.
American planter and colonial official whose diaries (written in shorthand) provide a rare and humorous account of daily life in pre-Revolutionary Virginia.

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