Claude Le Jeune

1528 - 1600

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Claude Le Jeune (1528 to 1530 – buried 26 September 1600) was a Franco-Flemish composer of the late Renaissance. He was the primary representative of the musical movement known as musique mesurée, and a significant composer of the "Parisian" chanson, the predominant secular form in France in the latter half of the 16th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claude Le Jeune has received more than 50,968 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Claude Le Jeune is the 616th most popular composer (up from 678th in 2019), the 2,444th most popular biography from France (up from 2,477th in 2019) and the 94th most popular French Composer.

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Among composers, Claude Le Jeune ranks 616 out of 1,228Before him are Guillaume Lekeu, Jean Absil, Johann Crüger, Princess Maria Antonia Koháry, Johann Baptist Cramer, and Bálint Bakfark. After him are Philippe Herreweghe, Adalbert Gyrowetz, Sigfrid Karg-Elert, Ivan Zajc, Cathy Berberian, and François-Joseph Fétis.

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Among people born in 1528, Claude Le Jeune ranks 14Before him are Catharina van Hemessen, Paolo Boi, Henri Estienne, Luis de Requesens y Zúñiga, Birbal, and Andrey Kurbsky. After him are Francisco Guerrero, Juan de Garay, Rémy Belleau, António Ferreira, and Benito Arias Montano. Among people deceased in 1600, Claude Le Jeune ranks 12Before him are Konishi Yukinaga, José de Acosta, Hosokawa Gracia, Catharina van Hemessen, Ōtani Yoshitsugu, and Bâkî. After him are Robert de Nola, Jerzy Radziwiłł, Lourenço Marques, Gaspar de Lemos, and Richard Hooker.

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In France

Among people born in France, Claude Le Jeune ranks 2,444 out of 5,234Before him are Daniel Buren (1938), Christian Boltanski (1944), Raymond Duchamp-Villon (1876), Rudi Garcia (1964), Herleva (1003), and Pierre Pflimlin (1907). After him are Michel Barnier (1951), Théophile de Viau (1590), Pierre Séguier (1588), Pierre d'Aubusson (1423), Étienne Maurice Gérard (1773), and Jacques Massu (1908).

Among COMPOSERS In France

Among composers born in France, Claude Le Jeune ranks 94Before him are Antoine François Marmontel (1816), Gabriel Pierné (1863), Jean-François Le Sueur (1760), Robert Cambert (1628), Jean Françaix (1912), and Baude Cordier (1364). After him are George Onslow (1784), Antoine Forqueray (1671), Loyset Compère (1440), Albéric Magnard (1865), Léon Boëllmann (1862), and André Messager (1853).