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  • Published 1973

The Prodromus Musicalis of Sébastian de Brossard

  title={The Prodromus Musicalis of S{\'e}bastian de Brossard},
  author={Thomas Wayne Bolton},
Sebastien de Brossard (1655-1730) was a French priest, a zealous collector and historian, a musician of merit, and the author of one of the first dictionaries of musical terminology, the Dictionnaire de musigue of 1703. Largely self-taught in music, Brossard studied theology and philosophy at Caen. He was appointed curate at Strasbourg A in 1687 and maitre de musique in 1689. In 1698 he was made grand chapelain and mattre de musique at Meaux, where he remained until his death. His complete… CONTINUE READING