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Dunstalle

Approx. 1390 - 1453

Was an English composer of polyphony music of the Late Middle Ages - early Renaissance

Dufay

5 august 1397 - 27 november 1474

Was a composer and musician Franco-Flemish of the first Renaissance. As a central figure in the Burgundian school, he is the most famous and influential composer of the European music scene of the middle of the fifteenth century.

Ockeghem

Approx. 1410 - 1497

Was the main composer of the second generation of the Franco-Flemish school and one of the most influential and respected musicians of his time (he served three kings of France)

Invention of the priting press

1440

Desprez

Approx. 1450 - 1521

Was a Franco-Flemish composer of the Renaissance, considered the most famous European composer between Guillaume Dufay and Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, and the central figure of the Flemish musical school. He is also known as Josquin Desprez.

J. Del Enzina

1468 - 1529

Was a poet, musician and theatrical author of the Spanish Prerrenacimiento in the time of the Catholic Monarchs. It belonged, along with Juan de Anchieta, among others, to the first period of the so-called Castilian polyphonic school, one of the most important in Spain, and which best represents the polyphonic evolution in this country. It reached great lyrical height in its glosses and carols.

Janequin

Approx. 1485 - Approx. 1558

Fue un músico francés del Renacimiento. Se le considera uno de los más famosos compositores de las chanson populares de su época.

Sermisy

Approx. 1490 - Approx. 1562

Fue un compositor francés del Renacimiento.

Chistopher columbus discovered America

1492

Narváez

Approx. 1500 - Approx. 1555

C. de Morales

Approx. 1500 - Approx. 1553

Spanish Catholic priest and chapel master being the main representative of the Andalusian polyphonic school and one of the three greats, together with Tomás Luis de Victoria and Francisco Guerrero, of the Spanish polyphonic composition of the Renaissance.

A. de Cabezón

1510 - 1566

Was an organist, harpist and Spanish composer of the Renaissance.

Publication of Marhin luther hese

1517

Pierluigi

1525 - 1594

A Renaissance Italian composer of Catholic religious music, renowned for his polyphonic compositions.

Guerrero

1528 - 1599

Spanish Catholic Priest and chapel master who along with Tomás Luis de Victoria and Cristóbal de Morales is one of the great names of Spanish Renaissance music of the Renaissance and one of the greatest Spanish composers of all time.

Henrry VIII becomes Supreme Had of the church.

1531

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1545

T. de Victoria

Approx. 1548 - 1611

An Avila Catholic priest and a chapel master, a famous polyphonic composer of the Spanish Renaissance.

Monteverdi

1567 - 1643

Was a composer, gambista and Italian singer. It marked the transition between the polyphonic and madrigalist tradition of the sixteenth century and the birth of opera and lyrical drama in the seventeenth century. He is the most important figure in the transition between the music of the Renaissance and the Baroque.