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Benet, John, composer

Brian Trowell

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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(d ?1458). English composer. In his early or middle years he may have had some contact with John Dunstaple. Benet’s motet Lux fulget ex Anglia, dedicated to St Thomas of Hereford, was probably written for Hereford Cathedral (where Dunstaple was a canon), possibly for the celebrations of the centenary of St Thomas’s canonization in 1420; like Dunstaple, Benet composed a motet for St Alban’s Abbey. He was perhaps a pupil or

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