Clement Janequin

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Clement Janequin was a French composer of the Renaissance. He was one of the most famous composers of popular chansons of the entire Renaissance, and along with Claudin de Sermisy, was hugely influential in the development of the Parisian chanson, especially the programmatic type. The wide spread of his fame was made possible by the concurrent development of music printing.

Name Clement Janequin
Country France
Birth place Chatellerault, near Poitiers
Death place Paris
Music time period Renaissance
Instruments chorus, voice

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