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Guillaume de Machaut

1300-1373, the last great composer to also be a poet, or vice versa, because I suppose Wagner doesn't count as a 'great' poet and Nietzsche, though a tepid composer, was not a poet, either.

Can you think of any other poet/composers? I feel like more ought to be on the tip of my mind, but at the moment nothing is coming to the fore.

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fiddle_witch
Apr. 9th, 2007 08:04 am (UTC)
Marcabru, he was a joglar and a troubadour
mingqi
Apr. 13th, 2007 06:35 am (UTC)
E.T.A. Hoffmann
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