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Orlando Gibbons
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Born in Oxford, Oxfordshire
Born on 25th of November 1583
Died on 5th of June 1625

Born 1583. Died 1625 - English composer.

Studied at Cambridge and Oxford. Became organist of Westminster Abbey in 1623. Composed anthems including O Clap Your Hands, madrigals, hymns and pieces for viols.

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