Moniot d'Arras

(c.1190 - 1239)

Trouvère. A monk at Arras who had many noble patrons. He wrote a jeu-parti jointly with Guillaume le Vinier. Twenty-three of his poems, with thirteen tunes, survive; his especially fine Ce fut en Maiwas used by Hindemith in the suite Nobilissima Visione.

IIA: Troubadours, Trouvères and Minnesingers