(Ockeghem; Jan van; Johannes Ockenheim; other variations occur; ca. 1430ca. 1495). Composer; b. Flanders; at court of Charles VII (see France, 3) 1453, head of the chapel 1454; treas. St. Martin's at Tours 1459; regarded by many as founder of the 2d Netherlands school of contrapuntists, distinguished from the 1st by an easier and more imaginative use of counterpoint.
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