Daman (Damon), William 1540/1541-26.mar.1591 Belgium, Luik (Liege) - England, London
recorder player, organist, 1565 brought to England by music patron Lord Buckhurst, 26.jan.1577 until his death as recorder player in service of Queen Elizabeth, 26.mar.1591 he was buried at St Peter the poore ; 16.jun.1574 his son William Daman jr. was baptized at St Peter the poore ; 14.aug.1593 his widow Anne was buried at St Botolph Aldgate

[Grove 2002 says he was Italian possibly from Lucca but his name and all variants clearly indicate a Belgian origin: Guillaume (Willem) de Man, Demande, Demaunde, Demawnde]

Title Parts

Lord Jesus, think on me. Hymn. Choir and organ. 1579
tune name "Southwell"
words by Synesius (bishop) of Cyrene c365-c414
Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral / Mervyn Cousins, Richard Lea

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