Thomas d'Urfey

2 Music Sheets

About the Artist
  • Birth Name:

    Thomas D'Urfey

  • Nationality:

    English

  • Born:

    1653

  • Genres:

    Kids

Thomas D'Urfey was an English writer and wit. He composed plays, songs, and poetry, in addition to writing jokes. He was an important innovator and contributor in the evolution of the Ballad opera. His songs generally fell into three types: court songs, political songs (such as Joy to Great Caesar), and country songs - the latter tending to be more than a little bawdy. (The Fart was one of his hits; The Lusty Young Smith was another.) Over forty different composers set his lyrics to music, including Henry Purcell. Purcell composed music for D'Urfey's play The Comical History of Don Quixote (1694), one of the first stage dramatizations of Miguel de Cervantes' celebrated novel.

Artist's Music Sheets

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    Level: 2
    Length: 00:27
    Easy
    Old Macdonald Had a Farm (Easy)

    Thomas d'Urfey

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    Level: 1
    Length: 00:40
    Super Easy
    Old Macdonald Had a Farm

    Thomas d'Urfey

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