Yonge (also Young, Younge), Nicholas

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Yonge (also Young, Younge), Nicholas

Yonge (also Young, Younge), Nicholas, English singer and music editor; b. Lewes; d. London (buried), Oct. 23, 1619. He was a chorister at St. Paul’s Cathedral. He translated and arranged a number of Italian madrigals, which he publ. in 2 books under the general title Musica transalpina (1588, 1597).


D. Scott, A Transcription and Detailed Study of “Musica transalpina” (diss., Univ. of London, 1968).

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire