Thomas Vautor

(c.1580/90 - ?)

English composer. In the 1610s and 1620s in the service of Sir George Villiers, later (1617) to be made Duke of Buckingham by James I. Published a volume of five and six part madrigals The First Set: Being Songs of divers Ayres and Natures of Five and Sixe parts: Apt for Vyols and Voyces in 1619. His best-known piece is Sweet Suffolk Owl.

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