Ralph Bowle

(fl. 1558)

> English composer and lutenist known only as the composer of a few pieces in MS in the British Museum noted as 'written by one Ralph Bowle to learn to playe on his Lutte in anno 1558.' These are amongst the earliest surviving English works for solo lute.

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