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Tav·er·ner

 (tăv′ər-nər), John 1490?-1545.
British composer and organist best known for his Masses and motets.

taverner

(ˈtævənə)
n
1. (Commerce) archaic a keeper of a tavern
2. obsolete a constant frequenter of taverns

Taverner

(ˈtævənə)
n
(Biography) John. ?1495–1545, English composer, esp of church music; best known for the mass Western Wynde, based on a secular song

tav•ern•er

(ˈtæv ər nər)

n.
the owner of a tavern.
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The Golden Age of English Polyphony focuses specifically on the work of four English composers retained by the House of Tudor between 1490 and 1590: Robert Fayrfax, John Taverner, John Sheppard, and William Mundy.