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Alias: Matthew Lock
Born: 1621-3 (a portrait is inscribed "aetat 40 / anno domini 1662")
Died: 1677 (Henry Purcell succeeded him as composer to the 24 violins 10 August 1677)
The entry in Cathedral Music, Volume 2 (William Boyce) reads:
Matthew Lock, was a Chorister in the Cathedral Church of Exeter.
On the Restauration of King Charles the Second, he was appointed Composer to his Majesty, and Organist to Queen Catherine his Consort.--- The Music for the King's Entry was of his Composition. Some Instrumental Music was published by him in 1657.--- He was esteemed a good Musician. He died in 1677.
View the Wikipedia article on Matthew Locke.
List of choral works
- Lord, let me know mine end
- Missa ferialis upon themes of Mr. Locke
- Ne'er trouble thyself
- O Domine Jesu Christe
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