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Early Flemish and Dutch Painters

Simon Bening click to hear 2 (1483-1561)
Ambrosius Benson click to hear 2 (1495-1550)
Hieronymus Bosch click to hear 2 (c. 1450-1516)
also known as: Jeroen Bosch click to hear 2
Dieric Bouts click to hear 2 3 (c. 1414-1475)
also known as: Dirk click to hear /and/ Diederik click to hear
Pieter Bruegel click to hear 2 (c. 1525-1569) (see also note on pronunciation below)
Robert Campin click to hear (c. 1375-1444)
Peter Christus click to hear 2 (c. 1415 - c. 1475)
also known as: Petrus click to hear
Joos van Cleve click to hear (c. 1485 - c. 1540)
also known as: Joost click to hear
Gerard David click to hear 2 (c. 1460-1523)
Hubert van Eyck click to hear 2 (c. 1385-1426)
Jan van Eyck click to hear 2 (c. 1390 - c. 1440)
Frans Floris click to hear 2 (1517-1570)
also known as: Frans de Vriendt click to hear
Hugo van der Goes click to hear 2 (c. 1440 - c. 1482)
Jan Gossaert click to hear 2 (1478-1532)
also known as: Gossart click to hear 2 /and/ Mabuse click to hear
Lucas van Leyden click to hear (1494-1533)
also known as: Lucas Hugensz. click to hear 2
Jan Massys click to hear 2 (c. 1510-1575)
also known as: Jan Matsys click to hear
Quentin Matsys click to hear (1466-1530)
The name is sometimes written as 'Matsijs' in Dutch:
Quinten Matsijs click to hear 2 (1466-1530)
also known as: Massijs click to hear 2
Jan Matsijs click to hear (c. 1510-1575)
Hans Memling click to hear 2 (c. 1439-1494)
as said in German: Hans Memling click to hear 2
Bernaert van Orley click to hear (c. 1490-1541)
Joachim Patinir click to hear 2 (c. 1480-1524)
Frans Pourbus click to hear 2 (#1 1545-1581) (#2 1569-1622)
Jan van Scorel click to hear (1495-1562)
(from the Dutch village of Schoorl click to hear )
Geertgen tot Sint Jans click to hear 2 (c. 1465 - c. 1495)
Michiel Sittow click to hear (c. 1468-1525)
also known as: Michaël click to hear 2
Rogier van der Weyden click to hear 2 (c. 1400-1464)
a famous later Flemish painter:
Peter Paul Rubens click to hear 2 (1577-1640)
Pronouncing 'Bruegel'
A Chicago University Website tells me there are three 'internationally accepted' pronunciations for 'Bruegel': BrOYgel, BrEEgel and BrOOgel, very interesting, but that's not how it is said in Holland. For foreigners, it's hard to pronounce Pieter Bruegel click to hear 2 in the Dutch way, because in many languages there are no sounds like Dutch EU click to hear and Dutch G click to hear. Actually, the name is often written as 'Breugel' in Dutch, because the UE spelling points to the incorrect German pronunciation: Brügel click to hear 2 - note too that German G is different from Dutch G.
Compare pronunciation with Dutch beugel click to hear 2 ('brace') - vleugel click to hear ('wing; grand piano')

This page was suggested by Henryk Fantazos, who gave me the list of names.

You might also want to visit these pages about painters: The World of Vermeer and Rembrandt

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Flemish Composers 1400-1600

Joske van der Weiden [Dutch name]
(Josquin des Prés) [French version]
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Peerke Verstraeten [Dutch name]
(Pierre de la Rue) [French version]
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Johannes Ockeghem
Jacob Obrecht
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Adriaan Willaert
Orlandus Lassus [Latinized name]
(Orlando di Lasso) [Italian? name]
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The list of composers was given to me by Bert Melman

Dutch Music Vocabulary - Dutch Musicians and Composers

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