December 24, 1453 in London
Also known as:
He was also known as John Dunstaple; one of the leading English composers of his time. His works influenced other composers including Guillaume Dufay and Gilles Binchois. Aside from being a composer, he was also an astronomer and mathematician.
Type of Compositions:
He wrote sacred pieces, secular songs and motets.
Some of his known works are: 2 complete masses, 3 incomplete masses, 14 individual mass sections, 12 complete isorhythmic motets (eg. Veni Sancte Spiritus} and 27 liturgical text.
From 1422 to 1435, Dunstable served the Duke of Bedford, regent of France.