Henry Purcell

Henry Purcell
Henry Purcell
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As a boy Henry Purcell joined the School of the Royal Chapel,where he learnt to sing, read music and play the lute. He sang in church for Charles II and the royal court.

He learnt to play the organ and to compose organ music.

He became a court musician. He also wrote music for the theatre and composed operas such as Dido and Aeneas and The Fairy Queen.

Read about Purcell's life and listen to some of his music.

 

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