Born: c. 1495?
Died: c. 1560 (between 1556 and 1561)
Gombert is first documented as singer in Emperor Charles V’s chapel from 1526.
View the Wikipedia article on Nicolas Gombert.
List of choral works
These include 10 masses, 8 magnificats, 160 motets (a number dubious or mistaken attributions) ~70 Chansons.
- Alleluia: Spiritus Domini (misattributed, believed to be by Hesdin)
- Ave Maria (attributed to Gombert, 19th century origin?)
- Descendi in Ortum Meum a 6vv
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Besides many anthologies:
- Musica quatuor vocum liber primus (Venice, 1539)
- Musica quinque vocum liber primus (Venice, 1539)
- Motectorum … liber secundus, quatuor vocum (Venice, 1541)
- Motectorum quinque vocum liber secundus (Venice, 1541)
- Canticum Beatae Mariae Virginis (1552) at the Petrucci Music Library (IMSLP)