1893 text

Theodore Goodgroome, Pepys’s singing-master. He was probably related to John Goodgroome, a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal, who is also referred to in the Diary.

This text comes from a footnote on a diary entry in the 1893 edition edited by Henry B. Wheatley.

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John Goodgroome
(c. 1625-1704). Royal musician in ordinary; counter-tenor; viol,violin and lute player; singing-master and composer. Two of his songs are printed in "Musica Britannica" 39/items cxii, cxiii. The 'Theordore' Goodgroome who appears in previous editions seems to be a ghost. (article by Richard Luckett)

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