Clément Jannequin

Jannequin, Clément (klāmäNˈ zhänəkăNˈ) [key], c.1485–1558, French composer, famous for his descriptive four-part chansons about birds, battles, hunts, and other subjects. He also composed motets and spiritual chansons.

See A. Einstein, The Italian Madrigal (1949).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.