1558 in Paris, France
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Composer of descriptive chansons.
Type of Compositions:
He specialized in chansons and took it to a new degree by using descriptive elements such as imitating the sounds of birds.
He published 2 masses and some psalm settings, but he was well known for his chansons. He has written approximately 286 chansons including his famous "Chansons like La Guerre."
Clement Janequin was an ordained priest.