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Blow, John

(Circa 1649–1708), English composer and organist. The organist of Westminster Abbey 1668–79 and 1695–1708, he wrote much church music and taught Henry Purcell. His masque Venus and Adonis (circa 1682) was a forerunner of English opera.

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