Wacław z Szamotuł

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Aliases: Wacław Szamotulski; Wacław Szamotulczyk; Venceslaus Samotulinus; Venceslaus Schamotulinus


Born: c. 1524

Died: c. 1560


Szamotuł was at Kraków University in 1538 and was secretary to Hieronim Chodkiewicz, governor of Troki, Lithuania from 1545 till 1547, when he became court composer to Sigismund II August. He began writing protestant music around 1550 and after 1555 was primarily active in the calvinst court of the Lithuanian Duke Mikołaj Radziwiłł.

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  • Quatuor parium vocum lamentationes Hieremiae Prophetae … quibus adiunctae sunt exclamationes passionum, 4vv (Kraków, 1553)

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