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Pas-de-Calais, Hauts-de-France, France (1520 – 1598)
Adrian Le Roy (c. 1520-1598) was an influential French music publisher, lutenist, guitarist, composer and music educator.
Le Roy was born in the town of Montreuil-sur-Mer in northern France to a wealthy family. Very little is actually known about his formative years but he was probably a chorister and studied the lute, guitar and cittern with various teachers.
He became an accomplished musician and entered the service of, first, Claude de Clermont, then, Jacques II (Baron de Semblançay and Viscount… read more
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