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WILBYE, John
b Diss, Norfolk, baptised 7 March 1574
d Colchester, September-November 1638, aged sixty-four

He entered the service of the Kytsons of Hengrave Hall, a very musical establishment, and stayed there until it was dispersed in 1628. He spent his last ten years in Colchester with Lady Kytson's youngest daughter.

He left a large number of madrigals, and a few sacred works.

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