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According to the Internet sources given below, Jacques Buus was born (probably) in Ghent. He may have begun his career in France and certainly maintainedFrench connections throughout his life. In 1541 he became first organist of St. Mark's, Venice, a post that he supposedly abandoned because of excessively low pay, becoming in 1550 or 1551 court organist in the Imperial Chapel in Vienna, where he remained until his death, He composed motets, chansons (especiallyProtestant chansons spirituelles), and ricercars.
Recorder sheet music at SheetMusicPlus.com
Jacques Buus , brief biography by www.hoasm.org
Classical Composers Database: J. Buus (c. 1500-1565), biography etc.
[§] Jacques Buus by James Ladewig
Recorder Music CDs:
Loeki Stardust Quartet Amsterdam on "Time Signals: Recorder Music from the Netherlands"
Gwyn Roberts on "Chansons et Danceries (French Renaissance Wind Music)"