Loyset Compère

  • Born
    c. 1445
  • Died
    16th August 1518
  • Birthplace
    Hainaut (in modern Belgium)? - certainly unknown
Loyset Compère was a Netherlandish composer of the Renaissance. Of the same generation as Josquin des Prez, he was one of the most significant composers of motets and chansons of that era, and one of the first musicians to bring the light Italianate Renaissance style to France.