JOSQUIN BASTON (1527 - 1578)
Seemingly a Flemish composer, Josquin Baston is represented chiefly in the publications of Susato and Phalèse, and a lament attributed to him for Johannes Lupi suggests that he may have been a pupil of the latter. Otherwise Baston has been variously identified with contemporaries of a similar name and profession.
Vocal and Choral Music
There is a quantity of sacred and secular vocal music attributed to Baston, the former setting Latin and a small number of German texts, and the latter consisting of French chansons and Flemish songs.