Shepherd, John

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Shepherd, John [ John Sheppard] (b c.1515; d 1558). Eng. composer and organist. Org., Magdalen Coll., Oxford, 1541–2 and 1544 to c.1547. Member of Chapel Royal in Mary's reign from 1552. Wrote 4 Masses, incl. Western Wynde Mass and French Mass, also Haec dies, many motets and anthems.