Alexander John Ellis Alexander John Ellis, FRS (14 June 1814 – 28 October 1890) was an English mathematician and philologist.
Amerus Amerus (also Aluredus, Annuerus, Aumerus) was a 13th century English music theorist who lived in Italy.
Anonymous IV Anonymous IV is the designation given to the writer of an important treatise of medieval music theory.
Charles Butler (beekeeper) Charles Butler, sometimes called the Father of English Beekeeping, was a logician, grammarist, author, minister, and an influential beekeeper.
Charles Herbert Kitson Charles Herbert Kitson (13 November 1874 – 13 May 1944) was an English organist, teacher, and music educator, author of several books on harmony and counterpoint.
Chris Cutler Chris Cutler (born 4 January 1947) is an English percussionist, composer, lyricist and music theorist.
Christopher Simpson Christopher Simpson (1602/1606–1669) was an English musician and composer, particularly associated with music for the viola da gamba.
Donald Tovey Sir Donald Francis Tovey (17 July 187510 July 1940) was a British musical analyst, musicologist, writer on music, composer, conductor and pianist.
Ebenezer Prout Ebenezer Prout (1 March 18355 December 1909), was an English musical theorist, writer, teacher and composer, whose instruction, afterwards embodied in a series of standard works, underpinned the...
Francis North, 1st Baron Guilford Francis North, 1st Baron Guilford PC KC(22 October 1637– 5 September 1685) was the third son of Dudley, 4th Baron North, and Anne Montagu, and was created Baron Guilford in 1683, after becomin...
Frederick Ouseley Sir Frederick Arthur Gore Ouseley, 2nd Baronet (12 August 1825 – 6 April 1889) was an English composer, organist, musicologist and priest.
Godfrey Winham Godfrey Winham (December 11, 1934--April 26, 1975) was an English-born music theorist and composer of contemporary classical music who moved to the United States.
Henry Purcell Henry Purcell (c. 10 September 1659 – 21 November 1695), was an English composer.
Johannes Cotto Johannes Cotto (John Cotton, Johannes Afflighemensis) (fl.
John Cooper (composer) John Cooper, also known as Giovanni Coprario or Coperario, was an English composer, viol player and lutenist.
John Hanboys John Hanboys, also John Hamboys and possibly J. de Alto Bosco (fl.
John Hothby John Hothby (Otteby, Hocby, Octobi, Ottobi, 1410-1487), also known by his Latinised names Johannes Ottobi or Johannes de Londonis, was an English Renaissance compose...
John Playford John Playford (1623–1686/7) was a London bookseller, publisher, minor composer, and member of the Stationers' Company, who published books on music theory, instruction books for several instrume...
John Stainer Sir John Stainer (6 June 1840 – 31 March 1901) was an English composer and organist whose music, though not generally much performed today (with the exception of The Crucifixion, still heard...
John Wallis John Wallis (23 November 1616 – 28 October 1703) was an English mathematician who is given partial credit for the development of infinitesimal calculus.
Robert Fludd Robert Fludd, also known as Robertus de Fluctibus (17 January 1574 – 8 September 1637), was a prominent English Paracelsian physician.
Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet Robert Holford Macdowall Bosanquet (31 July 1841 – 7 August 1912) was an English scientist and music theorist, and brother of Admiral Sir Day Bosanquet, and philosopher Bernard Bosanquet.
Roger Bacon Roger Bacon, O.F.M. (c. 1214–1294) (scholastic accolade Doctor Mirabilis, meaning "wonderful teacher"), was an English philosopher and Franciscan friar who placed considerable emphasis on th...
Thomas Campion Thomas Campion (sometimes Campian) (12 February 1567 – 1 March 1620) was an English composer, poet, and physician.
Thomas Mace Thomas Mace (1612 or 1613 – c. 1706) was an English lutenist, viol player, singer, composer and musical theorist of the Baroque era.
Thomas Morley Thomas Morley (1557 or 1558 – October 1602) was an English composer, theorist, editor and organist of the Renaissance, and the foremost member of the English Madrigal School.
Thomas Ravenscroft Thomas Ravenscroft (– 1635) was an English musician, theorist and editor, notable as a composer of rounds and catches, and especially for compiling collections of British folk music.
Walter Odington Walter Odington was a 14th-century English Benedictine scientific and especially musical theory author.
William Holder William Holder FRS (1616 – 24 January 1698) was an English clergyman and music theorist of the 17th century.
William Tans'ur William Tans'ur (or Tansur, Tanzer, Letansur) (6 November 1706, Dunchurch – 7 October 1783, St. Neots) was an English hymn-writer, composer of West gallery music, and tea...