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Magister Leoninus (Léonin)
(1163 - 1190)

Magister Leoninus (Léonin)



French composer known only from writings of Eng. theorist Anonymous IV (fl. c.1270), who refers to Léonin as best exponent of organum and that he compiled a large book (`magnus liber') of chants used at Paris church later rebuilt as Notre Dame.
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