- Lynda Sayce
(d Nuremberg, Dec 4, 1521). German lute maker. He was active at Nuremberg in 1465 and became well known for his instruments in France as well as in Germany. In 1469 Charles the Bold of Burgundy bought three of his lutes for players at his court. Gerle lived at one time in the Kotgasse in Nuremberg, and moved from there to the Breitengasse in ...