Vitry, Philippe de [Vitriaco, Vittriaco]
- Margaret Bent
- and Andrew Wathey
(b ?Champagne, Oct 31, 1291; d June 9, 1361). French composer, theorist and bishop.
The early career of Philippe de Vitry remains obscure: he is often styled ‘magister’, but there is no direct evidence either that he studied at the University of Paris (though some contact with its members seems likely) or that he held the degree of ...