Gilles de Binchois : born 1400 – dies 20 September 1460

Binchois was a contemporary of Guilliame Dufay, and the leading composer at the court of Burgundy during the middle third of the fifteenth century. Binchois is remembered primarily for his secular chansons, for which composition he was known during his lifetime as at least the equal of Dufay.  (Classical.net) In both his sacred and secular … Continue reading Gilles de Binchois : born 1400 – dies 20 September 1460