dowland dowland  /ˈdaʊ lənd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) English lutenist and composer of songs for the lute (1563-1626)

News

  • Review: Dowland demonstrates in Dublin

    In a program featuring Elizabethan composer John Dowland, the Indianapolis Early Music Festival, with the help of La Nef, explored Dowland's Irish connections. by Tom Aldridge John Dowland (1563-1626), an English composer who led the path in music for the flowering of the arts under the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, was famous all over Europe. Tenor Michael Slattery, along with the group La Nef ...
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Nuvo

Quotes

  • "You listen to a love song by John Dowland, and he's struggling with the same things we do today," Alpay says. "But in other ways, things are very different. We don't suffer from the same horribly restrictive classism that people were...
    on Oct 21, 2008 By: David Alpay Source: Brantford Expositor

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