Born: c. 1505
Nation of Origin: France
Il bianco e dolce cigno (The sweet, white swan)
- After 1532, possibly a singer in the Medici court of Florence, Italy .
- After 1537, worked in Venice, Italy.
- 1540-1551, taught singing to boys in Saint Peter's in Rome.
- 1551-1562, worked in Paris at court of Charles of Lorraine.
- Composed church music.
- Composed more than 200 secular madrigals.
- Composed more than 126 secular chansons.
- Composed at least 5 books of motets.
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Sachs, Curt, The Rise of Music in the Ancient World , W. W. Norton & Company, 1943, ASIN: 0393097188
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Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679
Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109
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