Thomas D'Urfey

Standard Name: D'Urfey, Thomas
Used Form: Thomas Durfey


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The last two acts incorporate two dialogue songs, by Durfey and Motteux , set to music by Eccles .
The London Stage 1660-1800. Southern Illinois University Press, 1968.
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Thomas D'Urfey 's comedy Madam Fickle presented as heroine a linguistic virtuoso, tricking and triumphing over an assortment of foolish and misogynist suitors.
Probably 23 April 1689
Mr and Mrs Priest's girls' school in Chelsea put on the first (private) performance of Dido and Aeneas, by Henry Purcell .