John Playford

Playford John

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.

Name John Playford
Country England
Birth date
Birth place Norwich
Death date
Death place London
Music time period Baroque
Instruments orchestra

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