Du Fay [Dufay; Du Fayt], Guillaume
- Alejandro Enrique Planchart
(b Beersel, 5 Aug 1397; d Cambrai, 27 Nov 1474). French composer and theorist. He was acknowledged by his contemporaries as the leading composer of his day. He held positions in many of the musical centres of Europe and his music was copied and performed virtually everywhere that polyphony was practised....