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Okeghem

[oh-kuh-gem]
noun
  1. Jean [zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/d' or Jan van [yahn vahn] /yɑn vɑn/, c1430–c95, Flemish composer.
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Also Ockeghem, Ockenheim.
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Historical Examples

  • Josquin was born at Cond in or about 1450, and was a pupil of Okeghem.

    How Music Developed

    W. J. Henderson

  • Yet some of Lasso's music is as old-fashioned and stiff as Okeghem's.

    How Music Developed

    W. J. Henderson

  • One of the most beautiful of his pieces was a dirge written upon the death of Okeghem.

  • Okeghem and his contemporaries completely explored the resources of canonic writing.

    How Music Developed

    W. J. Henderson

  • It is notable chiefly for its technical skill; and during his life Okeghem was the most famous teacher of his day.

    How Music Developed

    W. J. Henderson


British Dictionary definitions for okeghem

Okeghem

noun
  1. a variant spelling of Ockeghem
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