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Guillaume de Machaut

  • Dates
  • c. 1300 - c. 1377

Biography

Guillaume de Machaut (French: ; sometimes spelled Machault; c. 1300 – April 1377) was a medieval French poet and composer. He is one of the earliest composers on whom significant biographical information is available. According to Daniel Leech-Wilkinson, Machaut was "the last great poet who was also a composer". Well into the 15th century, Machaut's poetry was greatly admired and imitated by other poets, including Geoffrey Chaucer.
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Other names

bg:Гийом дьо Машо, he:גיום דה מאשו, nl:Guillaume de Machault, ja:ギヨーム・ド・マショー, ru:Гийом де, Машо, uk:Гійом де Машо