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Gui d'Ussel (1170 - 1225), Troubadour

Ian R. Parker

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 c1170; d before 1225). Troubadour. He, his two brothers Eble and Peire and his cousin Elias were seigneurs of the fortress of Ussel-sur-Sarzonne (Corrèze). According to his vida, Gui renounced his seigneurie in exchange for canonries at Brioude (Haute-Loire) and Montferrand (now Clermont-Ferrand). The vida also states that he composed songs whereas Elias wrote tensos and Eble mala tensos on all of which Peire ‘descanted’. There is no

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