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 Thomas “Tom” D'Urfey

Thomas “Tom” D'Urfey

Birth
Exeter, City of Exeter, Devon, England
Death 26 Feb 1723 (aged 69–70)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Piccadilly, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 20145 · View Source
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In his time a famous poet, playwright, songwriter and wit, an d unofficial court jester to King Charles II. Always known as 'Tom' - including on his gravestone. Now mainly remembered for the music which Purcell wrote for his plays and odes.

Bio by: David Conway


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 7 Feb 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20145
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas “Tom” D'Urfey (1653–26 Feb 1723), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20145, citing St James Church, Piccadilly, City of Westminster, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .