The Lost Voices Project

Companion resource to Les livres de Chansons Nouvelles de Nicolas Du Chemin (1549–1568), hosted by the Centre d’Études Supérieures de la Renaissance in Tours, France

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Martin, Claude (Martin)

fl. 1540’s–1550’s

Claude Martin was a French composer and theorist, active during the late 1540s and during the 1550’s Total of nine chansons ascribed to him. His treatise of 1550 dedicated to the Parisian humanist and parliamentarian Jean de Brinon. All appear in Du Chemin imprints. Is the text of his Un jeune moine related in any way to that of Lasso? Frank Dobbins, “Martin, Claude,” New Grove 2, XV, 906