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Greene, Mauricelocked

  • H. Diack Johnstone


(b London, 12 Aug 1696; d London, 1 Dec 1755). English composer and organist. Though remembered chiefly for his church music, he was also an important composer of keyboard music, songs, and extended vocal works.

Greene came from a well-to-do family which, claiming descent from the medieval Greenes of Green’s Norton, Northamptonshire, had held estates in Essex since the end of the 16th century. His grandfather, John Greene (...

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