French composer Magister Leoninus (Léonin) developed Medieval polyphony in the form of the Organum. He is remembered for his Magnus Liber and for his influence on subsequent composers, including his student Perotin.
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Leonin, (c. 1135 - c. 1201), France
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Léonin [Leonius, Leo, Leoninus]
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Magister Leoninus and his Magnus Liber Organi
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