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Binchois

Binchois

[Fr. ban-shwa]
Binchois, Gilles, c.1400-1460, Flemish composer. From about 1430 until his death Binchois served Philip the Good of Burgundy. His secular chansons are considered his best work. The 15th-century theorist Tinctoris ranked him with Dufay and Dunstable.
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