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Compère, Loysetlocked

  • Joshua Rifkin,
  • Jeffrey Dean,
  • David Fallows
  •  and Barton Hudson


(b Hainaut, c1445; d St Quentin, Aug 16, 1518). French composer. He was one of the leading chanson and motet composers of the late 15th and early 16th centuries.

According to the poet Jean Molinet, who evidently knew him well, Compère belonged to a family from St Omer, in the county of Artois; a Milanese document of ...

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Journal of the American Musicological Society
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