Johannes Ockeghem, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Johannes Ockeghem

Franco-Flemish composer

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1410

Place of Birth: Saint-Ghislain, Wallonia, Belgium

Date of Death: 06-Feb-1497

Profession: composer

Nationality: Belgium, France

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Johannes Ockeghem

  • Johannes Ockeghem (also Jean de, Jan; surname Okeghem, Ogkegum, Okchem, Hocquegam, Ockegham; other variant spellings are also encountered) (1410/1425 – February 6, 1497) was the most famous composer of the Franco-Flemish School in the last half of the 15th century, and is often considered the most influential composer between Guillaume Dufay and Josquin des Prez.
  • In addition to being a renowned composer, he was also an honored singer, choirmaster, and teacher.

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