Prioris, Johannes , Franco-Netherlands composer; b. probably in Brabant, e. 1460; d. e. 1514. He served as maître de chapelle to King Louis XII of France. Among his extant works are 6 masses, including a Requiem Mass, motets, and chansons.
T. Keahey, The Masses of J. P. (diss., Univ. of Tex., 1968); C. Douglas, The Motets of ]. P. with a Prefatory Bio-bibliographical Study (diss., Univ. of III., 1969); R. Wexler, The Complete Works of J. P. (diss., N.Y.U., 1974).
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