Claude Le Jeune

(1528/30 - 1600)

French composer. Connected with Huguenot circles in Paris in the 1560s; master of the children at the court of François d'Anjou in 1582, and by 1596 had been raised to the position of royal chamber composer. He was the main writer of chansons in musique mesurée according to the poet Baïf's theories, and was second only to Goudimel as a composer of vernacular psalm collections.

A Partial Discography of Claude Le Jeune | IVI: The French Chanson