Nicholas Sturgeon

(? - 1454)

English composer, whose works are to be found in the Old Hall manuscript. Sturgeon may have been among the musicians who accompanied Henry V to France in 1416. He was Prebendary of Reculver in1440 and became in 1442 Precentor of St Paul's Cathedral and a canon of Windsor. In 1443 he became also steward at Windsor, where he remained until given the Prebend of Kentish Town at St Paul's in 1452. Seven compositions survive, only five of them complete. He wrote an isorhythmic Benedictus jointly with Damett, possibly for the king's visit to France in 1416.

A Nicholas Sturgeon Discography  |  IIIC: John Dunstable and his Circle