Waclaw Szamotuly (1520 - 1560)
Wacław z Szamotuł (Szamotuły, near Poznań, ca.
1520 ? ca. 1560, Pińczów), also called Wacław
Szamotulski and (in Latin) Venceslaus Samotulinus,
was a Polish composer.
Wacław studied first at the Lubrański Academy in
Poznań and in 1538 at Kraków University. Wacław
Szamotulski, as Wacław of Szamotuły was also
known, was a true Renaissance man, educated in
such diverse areas as law, mathematics and
philosophy?Aristotelian, in particular. In
addition to music, he wrote poetry in both Polish
and Latin. In 1547 or 154 ... (Read all)