Robert Creighton

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Life

Born: 1639

Died: 1736

Biography

The entry in Cathedral Music, Volume 2 (William Boyce) reads:

Robert Creyghton, Doctor in Divinity, was Son of Robert, Bishop of Bath and Wells, who had been with King Charles the Second, while in Exile.

In 1674, he became Canon Residentiary, and Chanter, of the Cathedral Church at Wells, and died there in 1736, aged 97.

Much of his leisure Time he spent in Musical Compositions for the Church Service, some of which still remain in that Cathedral.

View the Wikipedia article on Robert Creighton.

N.B. Although interesting, the Wikipedia link is not to the composer, but to his father.

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