Gabriel Bataille

(c.1575 -- 1630)

French lutenist and composer. In 1617 he was chamber musician to the French queen; he contributed to various ballets de cour and between 1606 and 1615 published six volumes of other composers' psalms and songs arranged for solo voice with fully polyphonic lute accompaniments. Some songs of his own appeared in Ballard's collections 1617-20.

IV E: 16th Century Music for Organ and Lute