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or Ma·chault

[French ma-shoh]
  1. Guil·laume de [French gee-yohm duh] /French giˈyoʊm də/. Guillaume de Machaut.
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Historical Examples of machaut

  • Machaut was born in Rethel, a province in Champagne, in 1284.

    A Popular History of the Art of Music

    W. S. B. Mathews

  • Machaut tells us that he served for thirty years the adventurous John of Luxembourg, king of Bohemia.

British Dictionary definitions for machaut


  1. Guillaume de. (ɡijom də) c. 1300–77, French composer and poet; a leading exponent of ars nova
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