Gallus, Johannes (Jean, le Cocq, Maître Jean, Mestre Jhan)

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Gallus, Johannes (Jean, le Cocq, Maître Jean, Mestre Jhan)

Gallus, Johannes (Jean, le Cocq, Maître Jean, Mestre Jhan), Flemish composer; d. c. 1543. He was maestro di cappella to Duke Ercole of Ferrara in 1534 and 1541. Many of his pieces were publ. In collections and in a vol. of motets printed by Scotto (1543). He was long confused with Jhan Gero.

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