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Despres, Josquin

Josquin des Prez (1450/1455 – 27 August 1521), often referred to simply as Josquin, was a Netherlandish composer of the Renaissance. His original name is sometimes given as Josquin Lebloitte and his later name is given under a wide variety of spellings in French, Italian, and Latin, including Josquinus Pratensis and Jodocus a Prato. His motet Illibata Dei virgo nutrix includes an acrostic of his n... read more

Josquin des Prez (1450/1455 – 27 August 1521), often referred to simply as Josquin, was a Netherlandish composer of the ... read more

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Josquin Desprez - Masses

Josquin Desprez - Masses

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