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Gilles de Bins dit Binchois

Destined to be perhaps one of the most influential composers of the first fifteenth century, Gilles Binchois was created sometime around 1400, probably in Mons, to a well-placed bourgeois family. His dad, Jean de Binche, was a councillor to Duke Guillaume IV of Hainaut and his little girl Jaqueline of …

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