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John Bull
Birth: 1562
Death: Mar. 13, 1628

Composer. A virtuoso keyboard player, he was also the probable composer of the tune that became England's National Anthem, "God Save The King/Queen". In 1613 he fled to Belgium to escape charges of lewd conduct, the Archbishop of Canterbury having complained, "Bull is as famous for marring of virginity as he is for fingering of organs and virginals". He settled in Antwerp and was organist of the cathedral there when he died. Needless to say he was not the prototype of the famous fictional character John Bull, who symbolizes Britain. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
Antwerpen Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal
Arrondissement Antwerpen
Antwerp (Antwerpen), Belgium
Plot: (Former Churchyard to the South of the building).
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bobb Edwards
Record added: Oct 14, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9602662
John Bull
Added by: Bobb Edwards
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