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Gilles Binchois

Gilles de Bins or Binchois (c. 1400 - September 20, 1460), an early 15th-century Franco-Flemish composer evidently named after his birthplace, Binche, near Mons. He was esteemed by contemporary and later theorists as second only to Dunstable and Dufay.

This entry is based on the 1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica article.