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 (gĭb′ənz), Orlando 1583-1625.
English composer noted for choral music and for madrigals such as "The Silver Swan."


1. (Biography) Grinling. 1648–1721, English sculptor and woodcarver, noted for his delicate carvings of fruit, flowers, birds, etc
2. (Biography) Orlando. 1583–1625, English organist and composer, esp of anthems, motets, and madrigals


(ˈgɪb ənz)

Orlando, 1583–1625, English composer.
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Now rolls the thunder deep, Down the cloud valley, And the gibbons around me Howl in the long night.
Old Gibbons don't say nothing about it--just shirks it complete--Gibbons always done that when he got stuck-- but there is Rolampton, what does he say?
Borthrop Trumbull, whose acquaintance with the history of art enabled him to state that the hall furniture, to be sold without reserve, comprised a piece of carving by a contemporary of Gibbons.
refer it to His Eminence Cardinal Gibbons and His Grace Bishop Potter.
They f'und the Active o' Portland, an' Gibbons o' that town he was her skipper; they f'und her leakin' off Cape Cod Light.
At the basis of the works of all the modern historians from Gibbon to Buckle, despite their seeming disagreements and the apparent novelty of their outlooks, lie those two old, unavoidable assumptions.
After intense contemplation of the immaculate Gibbon Mr.
The intellectual experience of the people was mainly theological and political, as it was everywhere in that day, but there were several among them who had a real love for books, and when they met at the druggist's, as they did every night, to dispute of the inspiration of the Scriptures and the principles of the Free Soil party, the talk sometimes turned upon the respective merits of Dickens and Thackeray, Gibbon and Macaulay, Wordsworth and Byron.
The 27-year newsletter veteran Richard Gibbons, one of the most widely respected publishers in the industry, recently joined Business Publishers Inc.
Linda Parker, a 52-year-old grandmother, had changed the locks at the Heywood house she used to share with Glen Gibbons after throwing him out for grabbing her by the throat in a pub.
Las Vegas-based Sean Gibbons told a handful of scribes following Ancajas' easy KO win over Israel Gonzalez at the American Bank Center that earlier plans to see Ancajas fight underneath a Manny Pacquiao card doesn't look financially sound.
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