solomon eccles A young girl mk270 a young lady seted at a virginal painted in about 1670 by jan vermeer. many dutch masters painted scenes like this, indicating the importance of chamber music in domestic life.
also known as Solomon Eagle (1618 - 1683) was an English composer.
Little if any of his works are extant since, when he became a Quaker, he burned all his books and compositions so as to distance himself from church music. His repugnance for the organised church showed in his name for them: "steeple-houses".