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Compère, Loyset Loyset Compère
France France
(1445 - 1518)
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Loyset Compère
Loyset Compère (1445 - 1518)
France France
Loyset Compère (c. 1445 ? August 16, 1518) was a French 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. Unlike his contemporaries, Compère seems to have written few masses (at least very few survive). By temperament he seems to have been a miniaturist, and his most popular and numerous works were in the shorter forms of the day?primarily chansons and motets. Two stylistic trends are evident in his mus ... (Read all)
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