Ghiselin Danckerts (Dankers)

(1505/15 - after 1565)

Franco-Flemish composer and theorist. A Papal singer from 1535 until 1565 (when he was dismissed as a wealthy, voiceless womanizer); one of the judges in a dispute on musical theory between Vicentino and Lusitano about which he wrote a treatise. He composed some motets and madrigals in an old-fashioned Netherlands style.

IVA: The Netherlanders around and after Josquin