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Boyleau [Boileau, Beaqua], Simonlocked

  • James Haar
  •  and Lucia Marchi


(fl Milan and Turin, c1544–after 1586). French composer. He is not to be identified with ‘Boyleau’ to whom a motet in the Medici Codex (I-Fl Magl.666) of 1518 is ascribed. In his first madrigal book (1546) he is called ‘nobile francese’, and in the dedication (to Marguerite of Savoy, daughter of François I) of a manuscript collection of madrigals he wrote ‘esser anch’io di nation francese’. His origins are unknown, but he seems to have spent his career in northern Italy. His earliest works were published in the Veneto: the ...

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