Antoine Busnois

1430 - 1492

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Antoine Busnois (also Busnoys) (c. 1430 – 6 November 1492) was a French composer and poet of the early Renaissance Burgundian School. While also noted as a composer of motets and other sacred music, he was one of the most renowned 15th-century composers of secular chansons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antoine Busnois has received more than 64,366 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Antoine Busnois is the 393rd most popular composer (up from 472nd in 2019), the 1,646th most popular biography from France (up from 1,854th in 2019) and the 64th most popular French Composer.

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Among composers, Antoine Busnois ranks 393 out of 1,228Before him are Charles Auguste de Bériot, Mieczysław Weinberg, André Jolivet, Evaristo Felice Dall'Abaco, Carmine Coppola, and Michel Richard Delalande. After him are Giovanni Legrenzi, Rodion Shchedrin, Zdeněk Fibich, Alexander Dargomyzhsky, Ernest Ansermet, and Oscar Straus.

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Among people born in 1430, Antoine Busnois ranks 10Before him are James II of Scotland, Carlo Crivelli, Heinrich Kramer, Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond, Cosimo Tura, and Dorothea of Brandenburg. After him are Justus van Gent, Francesco Laurana, Beatriz, Duchess of Viseu, Oliviero Carafa, Nicolas Froment, and Uhwudong. Among people deceased in 1492, Antoine Busnois ranks 8Before him are Piero della Francesca, Pope Innocent VIII, Elizabeth Woodville, Jami, Casimir IV Jagiellon, and Gülbahar Hatun. After him are Jaume Huguet and Sonni Ali.

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In France

Among people born in France, Antoine Busnois ranks 1,646 out of 5,234Before him are Maurice de Sully (1110), Michèle Mouton (1951), Michel Richard Delalande (1657), Pierre Mendès France (1907), Princess Clotilde of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1846), and Tomi Ungerer (1931). After him are Louis Couturat (1868), Henri Cartan (1904), Marcabru (1200), Alys of France, Countess of Vexin (1160), Queen Anne of Romania (1923), and Lazare Hoche (1768).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Antoine Busnois ranks 64Before him are Cécile Chaminade (1857), Monsieur de Sainte-Colombe (1640), Georg Muffat (1653), Georges Delerue (1925), André Jolivet (1905), and Michel Richard Delalande (1657). After him are Joseph Bodin de Boismortier (1689), Charles Koechlin (1867), Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676), Louis Couperin (1626), Maurice Duruflé (1902), and Florent Schmitt (1870).