JOHN DANYEL (1564 - 1626)
The English lutenist and composer John Danyel
was a younger brother of the court poet Samuel Danyel.
He took his degree in music at Oxford in 1603 and was a member of the royal household, serving in this capacity at
the funeral of King James I in 1625. He was involved in the theatre, at
first in Bristol and then at Blackfriars. His compositions include
lute songs and works for lute.