Thomas Morley (1557-1602)

An English composer of madrigals and ballets.  He published the "Triumphs of Oriana," a set of twenty-five madrigals by twenty-three composers -- each madrigal in honor of Queen Elizabeth I.  He was also the author of the first treatise on music printed in England, "A Plaine and Easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke."