Mico, Richard, English composer; b. Taunton, c. 1590; d. London (buried), April 10, 1661. He became a musician at Thorndon Hall, Essex, the seat of John, 1stLord Petre, in 1608, serving the latter’s son, Sir William Petre. In 1631 he settled in London. Mico was one of the principal composers of consort music. About 40 of his works, among them 30 fantasias, are extant.
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