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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Testard, Nicolas (Testard)

fl. 1540’s–1550’s

Cazaux cites Nicolas Testart: p. 377 as haultcontre in the chapelle de musique at the time of the death of François I in 1547. Also clerc in the Sainte chapelle at least by 1540 and continuing after 1547. Originally from Rouen. Two chansons credited to Testart or Tetart in Attaingnant and Du Chemin imprints.