Born: About 1497, Cahors, France.
Died: August 1544, Turin, Italy.
At age 16, Marot became a page to Nicolas de Neufville, and at age 21 Valet de Chambre to Marguerite de Valois. He later fought at Pavia, where he was wounded and taken prisoner with Francis I. From 1537-9 he translated about 30 psalms, which were published in 1542. He traveled widely, sometimes fleeing persecution, and stayed at various times in Savoy, Geneva, and Turin.
Julian, p. 714
Rendez à Dieu Louange et Gloire
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GENEVAN 138 was first published in the 1551 edition of the Genevan Psalter. Dale Grotenhuis (PHH 4) harmonized the tune in 1985. See also the 1564 alternative harmonization by Claude Goudimel (PHH 6) with the melody in the tenor (facing page). This second setting can be useful for a choral stanza (f…
Display Title: ¡Oh Jehová! He de AlabarteFirst Line: ¡Oh Jehová! mi corazónTune Title: IL FAUT GRAND DIEUAuthor: Clément Marot, 1496-1544; Valentin Conrart, 1603-1675; R. RibeiroScripture: Psalm 138Date: 1962