Nicolas Gombert

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Born: c. 1495?

Died: c. 1560 (between 1556 and 1561)

Gombert is first documented as singer in Emperor Charles V’s chapel from 1526.

View the Wikipedia article on Nicolas Gombert.

List of choral works

These include 10 masses, 8 magnificats, 160 motets (a number dubious or mistaken attributions) ~70 Chansons.

Sacred Music

Secular Music

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Besides many anthologies:

  • Musica quatuor vocum (vulgo motecta nuncupatur) … liber primus (Venice, 1539)
  • Musica … (vulgo motecta quinque vocum nuncupata) … liber primus (Venice, 1539)
  • Motectorum … liber secundus, quatuor vocum (Venice, 1541)
  • Motectorum quinque vocum … liber secundus (Venice, 1541)
  • Canticum Beatae Mariae Virginis (1552) at the Petrucci Music Library (IMSLP)

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