Filippo da Caserta (Filipoctus, Philippot)

(fl. late 14th C.)

Italian composer and theorist. Originally from Caserta, near Naples, he was in Avignon in the 1380s but worked in Italy. He may be the 'Philippot' who was at the Aragon court in 1420. His six pieces to French texts in the Chantilly MS show that, though an Italian, he had absorbed the essentials of the late fourteenth French school; his cacce and ballate are simpler and more characteristically Italian.

IIIF: Codex Chantilly and L'Ars Subtilior | IIIA: The Florentine Group