Swiss-born Renaissance composer Ludwig Senfl (1486?-1542/1543) began as a choir boy and music copyist. Among his works are Masses, motets, German secular songs (Lieder), and German sacred vocal works for the Lutheran church. Two of his motets were dedicated specifically to Martin Luther.
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Classical Archives: Ludwig Senfl
Biography and music files offered in MIDI format.
Biography with portraits, partial discography, and internal links to related material from the Here Of A Sunday Morning radio program.
Brief biographical sketch, caricature, summaries of church music and secular vocal works, and Naxos discography.
Musicalics biographical sketch with link to recorder music.
Entry at the Lied and Art Songs Text Page listing vocal works and linking to lyrics, including some in English translation.
Senfl, Ludwig (c. 1486 - c. 1543), Switzerland
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
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