Pierre de Manchicourt

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Aliases: Mancicourt, Manchicurti


Born: c. 1510, Béthune

Died: 5 October 1564, Madrid


The earliest known information indicates that in 1525 he was a choirboy at Arras. Subsequently, he held positions in Arras, Tours and Tournai. Ultimately, he went to Spain and became master of the Flemish chapel at the court of Philip II. He remained in that position until his death.

View the Wikipedia article on Pierre de Manchicourt.

List of choral works

Sacred works

Manchicourt wrote 19 surviving masses and 72 Latin motets.

Summary of sacred works available at CPDL

Sacred works hosted on CPDL are here listed automatically; Du fond de ma pensée/En dieu is a French paraphrase of Ps 130.

Secular works

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External links

Works by Pierre de Manchicourt in the Petrucci Music Library (IMSLP)