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Lasso, Orlando di

(Orlandus; Roland de Lassus; originally Roland Delattre, or de Lattre; ca. 1532–94). RC composer; regarded by some as the greatest representative of the Flemish school; teacher of J. Eccard* (1553–1611) and L. Lechner*; active at court of dukes of Bav. beginning 1556; polyphonist. Works include motets, masses, madrigals, settings for Psalms.

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