Here rests his head (Thomas Billington)

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Editor: Christopher Shaw (submitted 2022-10-09).   Score information: A4, 2 pages, 57 kB   Copyright: CC BY SA
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General Information

Title: Here rests his head
Composer: Thomas Billington
Lyricist: Thomas Gray
Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: ATB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1785
Description: The epitaph from Gray's Elegy, published as Billington's Op. 8.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Here rests his head.