William Leighton

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Life

Born: c. 1565

Died: 1622

Biography
Sir William Leighton was an Elizabethan composer and editor who published The Teares and Lamentatacions of a Sorrowfull Soule (1614) which comprised 55 pieces by 21 composers (among them John Bull, William Byrd, John Dowland and Martin Peerson), including eight by himself. The book is historically important because it has parts for an instrumental accompaniment of broken consort and introduces the term "consort song".

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