Lupus Hellinck

Composer

1493 – 1541

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Who was Lupus Hellinck?

Lupus Hellinck was a Flemish composer of the Renaissance. He was a prominent composer of masses, as well as German chorales and motets. Although he was a Roman Catholic all of his life, his music shows evidence of sympathy for the Protestant Reformation, and three of his motets—including a famous setting of In te domine speravi—were probably inspired by the prison writings of the martyred reformer Girolamo Savonarola.

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Born
1493
Died
Jan 14, 1541

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on July 23, 2013

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