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Okeghem

[oh-kuh-gem] /ˈoʊ kəˌgɛm/
noun
1.
Jean
[zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/ (Show IPA),
d' or Jan van
[yahn vahn] /yɑn vɑn/ (Show IPA),
c1430–c95, Flemish composer.
Also, Ockeghem, Ockenheim.
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  • 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
  • In the second period came Josquin des Prs, whose desire for pure beauty in music led him to modify the forms left him by Okeghem.

    How Music Developed W. J. Henderson
  • One of the most beautiful of his pieces was a dirge written upon the death of Okeghem.

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

    How Music Developed W. J. Henderson
British Dictionary definitions for Okeghem

Okeghem

/ˈɒkəˌɡɛm; Dutch ˈɔkəxəm/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Ockeghem
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