Johannes de Lymburgia

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Johannes de Lymburgia

Johannes de Lymburgia, composer who flourished in the first half of the 15th century. He most likely was from Limbourg, near Verviers (now in Belgium). About 1400 he became chaplain at the collegiate church of St. Jean I’ Evangéliste in Liège, being made succentor there in 1408. In 1431 he went to Vicenza as instructor to the young clerics. In 1436 he became canon of Notre Dame in Huy. Among his output were mass movements and pairs, as well as a cycle, Magnificat settings, hymns, and laude.


H. Rosen, Die liturgischen Werke des J. von Limburgia (diss., Univ. of Innsbruck, 1929).

—Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

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