Giaches de Wert

(c. 1535—1596)

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(b ?Weert, nr. Antwerp, 1535; d Mantua, 1596).

Flemish composer. Boy chorister in It., becoming choirmaster Mantua 1565 and holding ducal court post. Pubd. several books of madrigals, 1558–95, canzonets, and motets.

Subjects: Music.

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