Being a choirboy and singer, Fontaine served in the courts of the many Dukes of Burgundy during his life aswell as the chapel of Pope Martin V in northern Italy. It had been believed that musical schooling, if any, happened through the Cathedral of Rouen. The music which he constructed consists mainly of French chansons though previous scholars possess attributed mass actions to him. Tracks that are extant contain rondeaux and ballades. Fontaine’s tracks were quite brief, perhaps 11 pubs, compared with additional contemporaries. Though small continues to be of his function, he was popular during his liftime.