Estorg (Hector) de Beaulieu

(c.1495 -- 1552)

French poet and musician; organist, music teacher and Catholic priest. Lived in Langres from 1534 to 1537, and was a friend of the poet Marot. In 1537 he became a Protestant, fleeing to Geneva and studying theology in Lucerne before becoming a Reformed pastor. In 1546 he published his Chrestienne Resiouyssance --160 sacred contrafacta of secular song texts (the music does not survive).

IV E: 16th Century Music for Organ and Lute