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Ronsard, Pierre de (1524 - 1585), poet

Frank Dobbins

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 La Poissonnière, nr Vendôme, 11 Sept 1524; d Priory of St Cosme, nr Tours, 27 Dec 1585). French poet. He was the leader of the literary group known as the Pléiade. He entered court life at the age of ten when his father secured for him the position of page to the dauphin François; after the dauphin’s death in 1536, he entered the service of Charles, Duke of

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