john taverner

Taverner

[tav-er-ner]
noun
John, 1490?–1545, English organist and composer.
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taverner (ˈtævənə)
 
n
1.  archaic a keeper of a tavern
2.  obsolete a constant frequenter of taverns

Taverner (ˈtævənə)
 
n
John. ?1495--1545, English composer, esp of church music; best known for the mass Western Wynde, based on a secular song

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john taverner

English composer known primarily for his sacred works. His music represents the culmination of early 16th-century English polyphony

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