Music

Loyset Compère

Born 1445. Died 16 August 1518.

Biography

Loyset Compère (c. 1445 – 16 August 1518) was a Netherlandish composer of the Renaissance. Of the same generation as Josquin des Prez, he was one of the most significant composers of motets and chansons of that era, and one of the first musicians to bring the light Italianate Renaissance style to France.

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