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