Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor

Catherine Bott traces the life of Charles V through the music which he would have heard and with which he surrounded himself.

At one point the most powerful man in Europe, he was also a notable patron of the arts, employing such musical luminaries as Pierre de la Rue, Thomas Crecquillon and Nicholas Gombert.

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Catherine Bott traces the life of Charles V through the music which he would have heard and with which he surrounded himself.

At one point the most powerful man in Europe, he was also a notable patron of the arts, employing such musical luminaries as Pierre de la Rue, Thomas Crecquillon and Nicholas Gombert.