Bonhomme, Pierre

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Bonhomme, Pierre

Bonhomme, Pierre, South Netherlands composer; b. c. 1555; d. Liège, June 12, 1617. He was educated in Liège, receiving the tonsure in 1579. In 1594 was awarded a canonry at the collegiate church of Sainte-Croix in Liège, where he spent the rest of his life. He publ. Melodiae sacrae for 5 to 9 Voices (Frankfurt, 1603) and Missae for 6, 8, 10, and 12 Voices (Antwerp, 1616).

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