Arcadelt [Archadelt, Arcadet], Jacques
- James Haar
- and Letitia Glozer
(b ?nr Namur, 1507; d Oct 14, 1568). Franco-Flemish composer. His output includes both sacred and, especially, secular music, and he was famed above all as a madrigalist.
Nothing is known of Arcadelt’s early life. His surname is suggestive of Flemish origin (as noted by Burney), a suggestion that would be confirmed if he could be identified with certainty as the ‘Jacobus flandrus’ admitted to the Cappella Giulia in ...