Renaissance Musicians Through Time
Learn the places where greatest musicians worked and lived
The second stop on our tour is Cambrai, France. It is the place where Guillaume Dufay spent most of his life. Cambrai Cathedral is where he worked for 1418. He travled around the place until he eventually returned. He stayed in Cambrai for a decade. Dufay also returned for his final years.
The Second stop on our tour. Josquin des Prez composed one of his most famous pieces called El Grillo (the cricket) in milan as well as his second most famous piece. In te Domine speravi (I have placed hope in you, my Lord). Josquin was famous for the simplicity of his motets. This location is a important place in Josquin's life as he composed his master pieces here.