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Alamire, Pierre [Petrus; Imhove, Peter; van den Hove, Peter]locked

  • Herbert Kellman

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(b Nuremberg, c1470; d Mechelen, June 26, 1536). South Netherlandish music scribe of German birth. He was a member of the Nuremberg merchant family Imhof, but settled in the Netherlands in the early 1490s. He was active principally at the courts of Margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands, her successor Mary of Hungary and Emperor Charles V, in Mechelen and Brussels. He was one of several copyists – the others are anonymous – of a complex of more than 60 manuscripts of polyphonic music produced there between about ...

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Early Music History
Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Musiksammlung
Renaissance Manuscript Studies (Stuttgart, 1975-)
Journal of the American Musicological Society
Renaissance Music in Facsimile (New York, 1986-8)
Muzïkal 'nïy sovremennik
Tijdschrift van de Vereniging voor Nederlandse muziekgeschiedenis [and earlier variants]