John Hilton(1)

(? - 1608)

English composer and organist, probably father of John Hilton (2). He was a singer and then assistant organist at Lincoln Cathedral before becoming organist of Trinity College, Cambridge in 1594. He contributed a madrigal madrigal Fair Oriana, beauty's queen to the Triumphs of Oriana. He also composed anthems and organ pieces.

A Partial John Hilton Discography   |   IV M: England Through 1635