News 2012: (US) Unquiet Thoughts: "Saturday quotes 2.25 Dowland’s training part 4"
(From a recent newsletter)
“In previous posts, we outlined information highlighting typical modes of musical education in Tudor England. The pathway to a musical education for a member of the artisan class seems to have begun with grammar school, …”
… The earliest records of Dowland as a musician reveal that in 1580 he was servant to Sir Henry Cobham (1538 – c.1605), Ambassador to the King of France. …”
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