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Bassengius, Aegidius - composer

John Clapham

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Liège; fl 1588–94). Flemish composer. In 1588 he was a chorister at Salzburg Cathedral; a year later he was unsuccessful in securing a permanent position in the imperial court chapel in Prague, but was engaged there on a temporary basis and received fees amounting to 65 gulden. His Motectorum quinque, sex, octo vocum, liber primus was published in Vienna in 1591. At that time he was Kapellmeister to Archduke Maximilian,

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