|Short Name:||Sebastian Besnault|
|Full Name:||Besnault, Sebastien, d. 1724|
Little is known of Abbé Besnault save that he was a priest of St. Maurice at Sens and one of the contributors to the Cluniac Breviary of 1686. He died April 29, 1724. Some of his hymns are also included in the Sens Breviary of 1726, and two hymns, for the Feast of the Circumcision, in the Paris Breviary, 1736.
--Hymnal 1940 Companion
Besnault, Abbé, a Priest of St. Maurice, Sens, in 1726, and one of the contributors to the Cluniac Breviary, 1686, and the Paris Breviary, 1736.
-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
Besnault, Abbé Sebastian, p. 138, ii. He died April 29, 1724. Most of his hymns appeared in the Sens Breviary of 1726.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)