Holborne, Antony [Anthony]
- Warwick Edwards
(bc?1545; d ?29 Nov – 1 Dec 1602). English composer, brother of William Holborne. In both his published collections Holborne described himself as ‘gentleman and servant to her most excellent Majestie’. From his Latin dedicatory poem to Farnaby’s 1598 canzonet collection and his use of Latin, Italian and Spanish emblematic titles, we may infer he was well educated. Hence it is possible he was the ‘Antony Holborne’ who matriculated at Corpus Christi, Cambridge, in ...