Clément Janequin

1485 - 1558

Clément Janequin

Clément Janequin (c. 1485 – 1558) was a French composer of the Renaissance. He was one of the most famous composers of popular chansons of the entire Renaissance, and along with Claudin de Sermisy, was hugely influential in the development of the Parisian chanson, especially the programmatic type. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clément Janequin has received more than 78,838 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 269th most popular composer.

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Among composers, Clément Janequin ranks 269 out of 1,008Before him are Francesco Geminiani, Josef Mysliveček, Howard Shore, Engelbert Humperdinck, Franz Benda, and Ferdinando Carulli. After him are Johann Jakob Froberger, Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria, Hugo Alfvén, Giovanni Battista Sammartini, Aaron Copland, and Nikolai Myaskovsky.

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Among people born in 1485, Clément Janequin ranks 8Before him are Catherine of Aragon, Giovanni da Verrazzano, Dragut, Sebastiano del Piombo, Thomas Cromwell, and Pedro de Alvarado. After him are Johannes Bugenhagen, Balthasar Hubmaier, Joos van Cleve, Wolf Huber, and Hugh Latimer. Among people deceased in 1558, Clément Janequin ranks 7Before him are Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, Hurrem Sultan, Mary I of England, Mary of Hungary, Eleanor of Austria, and Julius Caesar Scaliger. After him are Johannes Bugenhagen, Robert Recorde, Reginald Pole, Jean Fernel, and Francisco de Sá de Miranda.

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In France

Among people born in France, Clément Janequin ranks 1,198 out of 4,109Before him are Gundobad (500), Jean Gaston Darboux (1842), Louis III of Anjou (1403), Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples (1460), Alain de Lille (1117), and Victor, Prince Napoléon (1862). After him are Joachim du Bellay (1522), Adela of Champagne (1140), Pierre Cambronne (1770), Theuderic II (587), Louis Barthou (1862), and François d'Orléans, Prince of Joinville (1818).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Clément Janequin ranks 47Before him are Jaufre Rudel (1125), Marcel Dupré (1886), Louis-Claude Daquin (1694), Jacques Arcadelt (1507), Fromental Halévy (1799), and Emmanuel Chabrier (1841). After him are Georges Auric (1899), Vincent d'Indy (1851), Rodolphe Kreutzer (1766), François-Adrien Boieldieu (1775), André Campra (1660), and Henri Dutilleux (1916).

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