Definition of succentor in English:
A precentor’s deputy in some cathedrals.
- The plea came from Lincoln cathedral succentor - the priest responsible for singing at the ancient minster - who is also warden of Edward King House, the Lincoln diocesan conference centre.
- During his adult career he held positions, often short-lived and variously as choirmaster or succentor, at churches or cathedrals in Bergen op Zoom, Cambrai, Bruges, and Antwerp.
- What cannot be gainsaid is the fact that the two musicians knew each other, both being active in Bruges in or around 1490, Busnois as rector cantoriae at Saint Sauveur until his death in 1492, and Obrecht as succentor at Saint Donatian.
Definition of succentor in:
- US English dictionary
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