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Giles Farnaby

A talented and initial, if somewhat unequal, author of the British Elizabethan and Jacobean age group, Giles Farnaby was noted specifically for his music for the virginal, a household keyboard device. His parents had been Thomas and Jane Farnaby. Some accounts conclude that he was of Huguenot descent on his …

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