Binchois, Gilles de Bins Composers Composition Music

Flemish-born Medieval composer Gilles de Bins Binchois (c. 1400-1460) was an ordained priest. Much of his career was spent as chaplain at the Court of Burgundy. He produced a number of religious works, including the oldest surviving polyphonic Te Deum and musical settings of the Magnificat, Credo, and Gloria, yet is most remembered for his French secular chansons, of which more than fifty survive.

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See Also:
  • Gilles de Bins Binchois - Musica Classica Classical Music Dictionary entry with life, binchois, gilles de bins illustrations, and links to related composers.
  • Gilles Binchois - Biographical information and links from Classical Net.
  • Binchois, Gilles (c. 1400 - 1460), Belgium - Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and link to biographical essay from Dr. Estrella\'s Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.

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