Isaac, Heinrich

Period: Renaissance

Born: c. 1450

Died: 1517 in Florence, Italy

Nation of Origin: Netherlands

Major Works:
Canti Carnascialeschi (carnival songs)
Innsbruck, ich muss dich lassen
Missa Carminum
Approximately 30 masses
Choralis Constantinus a group of motets based on liturgical texts completed by his student, Senfl

Other Information:
Isaac was born in the Netherlands but worked in Ferrara, Florence, Rome, Innsbruck, Vienna, Augsburg, and Constance. In Florence he worked for Lorenzo the Magnificent from 1484 to 1492. He was court composer for Emperor Maximilian I in Vienna and Innsbruck. He died in Florence in 1517.

General Bibliography:
Reese, Gustave, Music in the Renaissance, W.W. Norton & Company; November 1959, ISBN: 0393095304

Sachs, Curt, The Rise of Music in the Ancient World , W. W. Norton & Company, 1943, ASIN: 0393097188

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257

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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