Pierre de Manchicourt
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.
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List of choral 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.
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- Neufiesme livre des chansons a quatre parties (1545) contains 29 of Manchicourt's chansons; another 24 are scattered in various collections.