Saturday, February 9, 2013

Machaut, Guillaume de

Guillaume de Machaut (or Machault)(c. 1300-1377), French poet and composer, he was the foremost figure of the 14th century of France in arts, his poetic output was extensive; he composed in a wide range of styles and forms. He is a part of musical movement known as the ars nova. His music compositions are numerous including ballads, motets and masses.

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