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Plousiadenos, Joannes (<i>died</i> 1500), Composer of Byzantine chant, theologian, music theorist, domestikos

Pyrros Bamichas

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 Crete, ?1429; d Methone, 9 Aug 1500). Composer of Byzantine chant, theologian, music theorist, domestikos, diplomat, calligrapher, and scribe. His last name indicates his birthplace Prousia (or Plousia) a village near Chandakas. His father George was probably his first music teacher. During his youth Plousiadenos lived in Constantinople until before its fall in 1453 where he must have been a student at

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