John Dowland (1563 - 1626) là một nhạc sĩ, ca sĩ, nghệ sĩ đàn luýt người Anh. Một số ca khúc nổi tiếng như "Come, heavy sleep", "  Come Again (Dowland)", " Flow my tears", " I saw my Lady weepe" and " In darkness let me dwell".
^ While orthographic evidence from Dowland's time strongly suggests a pronunciation of for the last name, there is no consensus on the correct pronunciation. See the / ˈ d oʊ l ən d / talk page for discussion of this issue.
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