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Moustier-Ventadour, Corrèze, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
Bernart de Ventadorn (1130-1140 – 1190-1200), also known as Bernart de Ventadour, was a troubador composer and poet.
According to the troubadour Uc de Saint Circ (1217?-1253?), Bernart was possibly the son of a baker at the castle of Ventadour (Ventadorn), in Corrèze, France. Yet another source, a satirical poem written by a younger contemporary, Peire d'Alvernha, indicates that he was the son of either a servant, a soldier, or a baker, and his mother was also either a servant… read more
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