Juan de Anchieta Juan de Anchieta
Juan de Anchieta (1462 – 1523) was a Spanish composer of the Renaissance.
Born into a leading Basque family, his mother was a great-aunt of Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.[1] In 1489 he was appointed to the chapel of Queen Isabella and in 1495 became maestro di capilla to Prince Don Juan, returning to the Queen's service after the Prince's death in 1497, and in 1504 to that of the new Queen, Joanna the Mad. He held various church benefices, from 1518 as Abbot of Arbs, spending his final years in a Franciscan convent he had founded in Azpeitia.

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