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John Playford (Composer)

Born: 1623, Norwich, England

Died: December 1686, London, England

Nationality: English

John Playford was a London bookseller, publisher, minor composer, and member of the Stationers' Company, who published books on music theory, instruction books for several instruments, and psalters with tunes for singing in churches. He is perhaps best known today for his publication of The English Dancing Master in 1651.

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