Tye, Christopher

Period: Renaissance

Born: c. 1500

Died: c. 1572

Nation of Origin: United Kingdom

Major Works:
Sacred Choral Music

Other Information:
Tye received a Bachelor of Music degree from Cambridge in 1536 and a doctor of Music degree in 1545. He became an Anglican priest in 1560. From 1541 to 1561 Tye was choirmaster at the Ely Cathedral.

General Bibliography:
Reese, Gustave, Music in the Renaissance, W.W. Norton & Company; November 1959, ISBN: 0393095304

Sachs, Curt, The Rise of Music in the Ancient World , W. W. Norton & Company, 1943, ASIN: 0393097188

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679

Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109


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