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Pierre Guédron

Born: August 18 1570
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Pierre Guédron

Pierre Guédron (c. 1570 in Châteaudun – ca. 1620 in Paris), was a French singer and composer known for writing Airs de cour (including Cessés mortels de soupirer).

Guédron's Est-ce Mars (1613) was especially popular and is known in versions by Sweelinck (keyboard), Scheidt (5 part strings) and Vallet (4 lutes of different sizes).