Michael Cavendish (Composer)
Born: c. 1565, UK
Died: 1628, London, UK
Michael Cavendish was an English composer of the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods.
A grandson of the writer George Cavendish and second cousin to Arabella Stuart, he spent much time at court and was for a time composer to the future King Charles I of England. In 1598 he published a set of songs with lute accompaniment, called Ayres in Tabletorie. He also collaborated with Thomas Morley.