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

Explore Les Livres

Colin, Pierre (P. Colin)

fl. 1539–1569

Pierre Colin was a French composer active at the Cathedral of Autin between about 1539 and 1569, as maistre des enfants and organist. Chiefly a composer of sacred music, seven chansons are ascribed to him in the publications of Attaingnant and Du Chemin. Text of “Comment, mon cueur”apparently from G. d’Aurigny’s Tuteur d’amour of 1546. William C. Lengefeld, “Colin, Pierre,” New Grove 2, VI, 106-07.