Heinrich Isaac
b. 1450 – d. March 26, 1517 • Composer • Musician
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Isaac, Heinrich
Isaac, Heinrich (c. 1450–1517)Composer of church musicA versatile genius in an age when musical giants abounded, Isaac was born near the present-day Dutch-Belgian border. About 1484 he entered the service of Lorenzo di Medici in Florence (Italy), where Isaac was known as Arrigo Tedesco (“Harry the