Yonge, Nicholas

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Yonge, Nicholas (b Lewes, Sussex; d London, 1619). Eng. musician, possibly a singer in choir of St Paul's Cath., London. Introduced It. madrigal into Eng. when he published Musica transalpina (2 vols., 1588 and 1597), coll. of It. madrigals, by Marenzio, Palestrina, Lassus, and others, in Eng. trans. 1st vol. contained 57, 2nd had 24.