Senfl, Ludwig

Period: Renaissance

Born: c. 1486 in Zurich or Basle, Switzerland

Died: c. 1543 in Munich, Germany

Nation of Origin: Switzerland

Major Works:

Masses and Motets
German secular songs (Lieder)
German sacred vocal works for the Lutheran church
He completed Choralis Constantinus a group of motets based on liturgical texts begun by his teacher, Heinrich Isaac

Other Information:

Senfl worked in the court of Munich in Bavaria.

General Bibliography:

Reese, Gustave, Music in the Renaissance, W.W. Norton & Company; November 1959, ISBN: 0393095304

Sachs, Curt, The Rise of Music in the Ancient World , W. W. Norton & Company, 1943, ASIN: 0393097188

Slonimsky, Nicolas and Kuhn, Laura; Editors, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, Gale Group, December 2000, ISBN: 0028655257

Sadie, Stanley and Tyrrell, John; Editors, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Groves Dictionaries, Inc., January 2004, ISBN: 0195170679

Rutherford-Johnson, Tim, Kennedy, Michael, and Kennedy, Joyce The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Oxford University Press, 6th Edition, 2012, ISBN: 0199578109

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