PIERRE CERTON (d 1572 )
Pierre Certon was employed at Notre Dame in Paris and then at the Sainte-Chapelle,
where he was in 1536 appointed master of the choristers and in later years was
described as composer of music to the French Royal Chapel. He held a canonry at
Melun, probably his native town.
Certon left a quantity of vocal music, sacred and secular, the latter in the
form of chansons and the former of Masses and motets, as well as a number of