Between 1480 and 1490
Uncertain, either Bruges or Roulers, Netherlands.
December 7, 1562 in Venice
Also known as:
Founder of the Venetian School, pioneer of abstract instrumental music and one of the most versatile composers of the Renaissance
Type of Compositions:
Among his works are several masses, instrumental ricercari, motets and secular songs in French and Italian. Among his famous works are "O Magnum Mysterium," "J'ayme bien mon amy" and "Dulces exuviae."
He first studied law before deciding to study music.