about 1542–31 January 1610 (Age 68)
Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Upper Normandy, France
When Nicholas Lanier was born about 1542, in Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Upper Normandy, France, his father, John Jerome Lanier, was 43 and his mother, Jane Joan Bennett, was 22. He married Lucretia Baptista Bassano on 13 February 1571, in London All Hallows by The Tower, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Greenwich, London, England, United Kingdom in 1571 and Blackheath, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1580. In 1561, at the age of 19, his occupation is listed as flutist for queen elizabeth i of england. in London, England. He died on 31 January 1610, in Rochester, Kent, England, at the age of 68, and was buried in Greenwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Nicholas Lanier the Elder was a French musician who played the flute and the cornet. He was born in Rouen, France, and died in England. He served as a court musi …