John Milton
English composer
John Milton
John Milton was an English composer and father of poet John Milton. Early in his life he converted to Protestantism and his own father, Richard Milton, subsequently disowned him. He moved to London around 1583 to work as an apprentice scrivener. His work largely pertained to business matters; often working as a moneylender or a financial broker. He registered with the Company of Scriveners on 27 February 1599.
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SPECIAL REPORT: FASHION; Mary Katrantzou, as London’s Summer 2012 Shows End
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LONDON — To call your own fashion show a car crash would seem a risky business. But what about an inspiration of a crushed metallic Cadillac on a field of vividly colored flowers among the exotic fish in the Pacific Ocean? Fantastic, fabulous and totally original! The last day of the London women’s summer 2012 season opened with the
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Nigeria: If Jonathan Fails to Stop Corruption, There Will Be a Revolution ... - AllAfrica.com
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As John Milton puts it in Paradise Lost 'The low' ring element scowls o'er the darkened landscape. We cannot afford to be uninformed or unprepared; we must take all necessary measures to avert disaster. A cloud can evaporate and disappear,
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Area golf scorecard - Florida Times-Union
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John Milton 73, T2. Tom Drill, Danny Eckles 74, T4. Mike Bodney, Eric Graybeal, Luis Rivera, Craig Ross, Garrett Stone 75, T9. Jared Garcia, Lenny Schonfeld III, Andrew Soblewski 76; T12. Corey Menter, Greg Mergel, Dave Phillips, Kevin Slayden 77; T16
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10 Years Later, Columbia 9/11 Survivor 'Trying To Move On' - Patch.com
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John Milton Wesley lost his fiancée Sarah Miller Clark 10 years ago. But he refused to lose himself. By Lisa Rossi John Wesley sorts through a box of photographs looking for images of Sarah Clark. He was at his office at the 27-story Schaefer Building
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Djimon Hounsou Joins Bradley Cooper and Ben Walker in Paradise Lost - ReelzChannel.com
Google News - over 5 years
Now, he's set to play a far more terrible creature in Paradise Lost, an adaptation of John Milton's 17-century poem. According to Deadline, Hounsou will play Abdiel, the angel of death. Bradley Cooper is set to play Lucifer and Benjamin Walker the
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Jeff Ward: The Last Day of Summer Vacation Stinks! - Patch.com
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Bill Shakespeare, John Milton, James Joyce? Not even close. Take John Steinbeck, please! If I wanted to get that depressed I'll just watch Fox News. You can throw authors at me till you're blue in the face, but no piece of prose on the planet can
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Pandemonium – Art in a Time of Creativity Fever - E-Flux
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In John Milton's epic Paradise Lost (1671), Pandemonium is the castle built by Lucifer and his band after they had been booted out of heaven. It is the base camp from which they plot against the 'old order'. But it is also a platform from which they
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Djimon Hounsou To Play The Angel Of Death In Alex Proyas' Paradise Lost - Cinema Blend
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Most of Paradise Lost, the 17th century epic poem about the war between heaven and hell, was actually not physically written by John Milton. By the time the writer was 52 he was completely blind and the poem was actually transcribed while he spoke. ... - -
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Benjamin Walker Will Do Battle as Archangel Michael in 'Paradise Lost' - Film School Rejects
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When it was first announced that Dark City director Alex Proyas was doing an adaptation of the epic John Milton poem “Paradise Lost”, it was rumored that he would be turning the work into an action movie. That seemed a little ridiculous, as “Paradise ... - -
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THE MECHANIC MUSE; The Jargon of the Novel
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We like to think that modern fiction, particularly American fiction, is free from the artificial stylistic pretensions of the past. Richard Bridgman expressed a common view in his 1966 book ''The Colloquial Style in America.'' ''Whereas in the 19th century a very real distinction could be made between the vernacular and standard diction as they
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THEATER REVIEW | 'VICTORY: CHOICES IN REACTION'; Puritan Widow Confronts A Randy, Profane King
NYTimes - over 5 years
What is a lone Puritan widow in 1660s England to do when the Restoration government digs up her husband's body, decapitates him posthumously and puts his head on a pike? If she is a character written by Howard Barker and played by the incomparable Jan Maxwell, she sets off on a journey to collect the pieces, no matter what that trip might do to
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John Milton will be turning in his grave following this assault on press freedom - Telegraph.co.uk (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
By Brendan O'Neill Politics Last updated: July 14th, 2011 John Milton will be turning in his grave following yesterday's tortured debate in parliament about what to do with the naughty newspapers. It is more than 350 years since Milton wrote
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English madrigals at St Augustine's - Galway Advertiser
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... and lesser known 19th century revival of early music with Shakespeare settings by George MacFarren. There will also be three madrigalian partsongs by Pearsall, a glee by William Beale, and a double-choir setting of John Milton's 1645 work 'On Time'
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Crave More Horrible Bosses? 4 More Bosses And 2 Devils Worth Watching - Inside Pulse
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As John Milton, the senior partner at the New York law firm of Milton, Chadwick and Waters, he presents himself as a very endearing person at first. He dispenses advice to a young, hotshot defense attorney, Kevin Lomax (Keanu Reeves), helping him in
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King book will bring little benefit - The Press
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"A good book is the precious life blood of a master spirit," wrote John Milton, who became a censor. In the 17th century they knew a bad book when they saw one. We have less certainty, but on two points of moral judgment we seem united: that Macsyna
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1647
    Age 85
    He remained there until his death and was buried on 15 March 1647 in St Giles Cripplegate.
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  • 1641
    Age 79
    Milton moved to Reading, Berkshire in 1641 to live with his youngest son but after the Siege of Reading he moved back to London, living with his eldest son, John Milton.
    More Details Hide Details After his son reconciled with his wife the family moved to the Barbican.
  • 1631
    Age 69
    In 1631 Milton and his family moved from Bread Street to Hammersmith where he resided until his retirement in 1636.
    More Details Hide Details Thereafter he moved with his wife to Horton, Buckinghamshire. However, Sara died shortly after on 3 April 1637 and she was buried in the aisle of the parish church.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1599
    Age 37
    He registered with the Company of Scriveners on 27 February 1599.
    More Details Hide Details Soon after this he started a family, marrying Sara Jeffrey (c.1572–1637) and living in Bread Street, London, with her parents. Records show the couple had six children, three of whom reached adulthood. The three surviving children were Anne, John Milton (the poet) and Christopher Milton (a judge who was later awarded a knighthood). Similar to his first son of the same name, Milton wrote poetry. Two poems are known to have existed: a sonnet and a poem dedicated to John Lane - both unpublished. Milton's main creative outlet, however, was composing music. Twenty musical compositions are verified as belonging to Milton. All but one of his compositions contained a religious theme. Milton succeeded in publishing his works in Thomas Morley's The Triumphs of Oriana (1601), William Leighton's The Tears or Lamentations of a Sorrowful Soul (1612) and Thomas Ravenscroft's The Whole Book of Psalms (1621), amongst others. Other works survived as manuscripts under the care of John Browne, a Parliamentary clerk, and Thomas Myriell, a personal friend of the composer.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1583
    Age 21
    He moved to London around 1583 to work as an apprentice scrivener.
    More Details Hide Details His work largely pertained to business matters; often working as a moneylender or a financial broker.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1562
    Age 0
    Born in 1562.
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