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Gilles Binchois

Gilles Binchois (c. 1400 - 1460), an early 15th-century Franco-Flemish composer evidently named after his birthplace, Binche, near Mons. He was esteemed by contemporary and later theorists as second only to Dunstable[?] and Dufay[?].

This entry is based on the 1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica article.



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