Gaffurius [Gafurius], Franchinus [Lanfranchinus] [Gafori, Franchino]
- Bonnie J. Blackburn
(b Lodi, Jan 14, 1451; d Milan, June 25, 1522). Italian theorist, composer and choirmaster. At home in both speculative and practical music, he was the first theorist to have a substantial number of his writings published, and his influence can be traced for more than a century, both in Italy and abroad....