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Sandrin (1490 - 1560), composer

Howard Mayer Brown and John T. Brobeck

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 ?St Marcel, nr Paris, ?c1490; d ?Italy, after 1560). French composer. Pierre Regnault, like his brothers and his sister, apparently took his sobriquet from a late-15th-century farce, Le savetier qui ne respont que chansons, in which a cobbler named Sandrin answers every question put to him by singing a chanson incipit. A payment made by the royal treasury on 16 December 1506 for the educational

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Subjects: Music

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