Messaus [Messaulx, Missau etc.], Guilielmus (van)
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(b Antwerp, bap. July 2, 1589; d Antwerp, March 8, 1640). Flemish composer. He spent his life in Antwerp. In 1609–10 he was sacristan of St Joris and in 1613 became schoolmaster and sacristan at St Willibrordus. From 1614 to 1618 he taught at St Walburgis and St Andries, but was dismissed for bad behaviour. Before ...