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Orlando Gibbons

Oxford 1583 - Canterbury 1625
English composer, virginalist and organist
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
ca. 1625

Canterbury /  Orlando Gibbons   Canterbury /  Orlando Gibbons

Description

Marble bust.

Inscription(s)

Orlando Gibbonio Cantabrigiæ inter mvsas et mvsica, nato
sacræ R. capellæ organistæ sphærarvmq harmoniæ
digitorum pvlsv æmvlo
cantionvm complvrivm qvæq evm non canvnt minvs
qvam canvntur conditori
viro integerrimo et cvivs vita cvm arte svavissimis moribvs
concordissime certavit
ad nvpt C R cvm M B dorobern accito ictvq hev sangvinis
crvdo et crvdeli fato extincto choroq coelesti transcripto
die pentecostes A D:N MDC xxv
Elizabetha conivx septemq ex eo liberorvm parens
tanti vix doloris svperstes merentis. moerentiss P
vixit A [ ]M[ ]D[ ]

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 51°16'47" E 1°4'55"

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