John Ward

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        In addition to being a composer, John Ward was an Attorney in the Exchequer and maintained dual careers throughout his life. He found a patron in Henry Fanshawe and served as household musician for his family, composing sacred and secular music for them. These positions allowed Ward to become wealthy in his own right, leaving a considerable estate at the time of his death. His compositions include many madrigals, music for the viol and some sacred music. His madrigals are unusua... Read more

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