Clemens non Papa

(Jacques Clement) (died 1558) Composer of the Netherland school, born Flanders. He is said to have been chapel-master to the court of Charles V. The pseudonym, non Papa, was used to distinguish him from his contemporary, Pope Clement VII. A forerunner of Palestrina and Lassus, his works are chiefly sacred, including masses, motets, and psalms.

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