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Orlande de Lassus

(c. 1532—1594)

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Lasso, Orlando di

Lasso, Orlando di (1532–94)   Quick reference

World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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masses, and motets. He was famous throughout Europe, and is ranked with Palestrina as one of the greatest composers of ...

Lasso, Orlando Di

Lasso, Orlando Di (1530/32–1594)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation

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2005
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History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Religion
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(originally Orlande, or Rolande, de Lassus; 1530/32–1594), one of the greatest and in his day certainly the most famous ...

Lassus, Orlande de

Lassus, Orlande de (1532–94)   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

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2005
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(1532–94), ...

Franco-Flemish composer. As a boy he went to Mantua in the service of Ferrante Gonzaga. After

Lassus, Orlande [Roland] de

Lassus, Orlande [Roland] de (c.1532)   Reference library

Denis Arnold and Tim Carter

The Oxford Companion to Music

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He was a choirboy at St Nicolas, Mons, and tradition has it that he was kidnapped three times for the beauty of his voice. At the age of 12 he was allowed by his parents to enter the ... More
Lassus, Orlande Roland de

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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2013
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Flemish composer. In boyhood and youth travelled in Sicily and Italy in service of various aristocrats. Choirmaster, St John Lateran, Rome, ...

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