Troubadour vs Trouveur - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between troubadour and trouveur
is that troubadour
is an itinerant composer and performer of songs in medieval europe; a jongleur or travelling minstrel while trouveur
is (dated) a minstrel, a troubadour.
An itinerant composer and performer of songs in medieval Europe; a jongleur or travelling minstrel.
(dated) A minstrel, a troubadour.
* 1796 , '', Book IV, 1829, ''The Poetical Works of Robert Southey ,
- Meantime the Trouveur struck the harp; he sang
- Of Lancelot du Lake, the truest Knight
* 1834 , Robert Thomson, Treatise on the Progress of Literature and its Effects on Society ,
- That ever loved fair Lady;
* 1835 , , Curiosities of Literature , First Series,
- But, secondly, a great many of these tales were borrowed from the narratives of the trouveurs or minstrels who wandered through the north of France, relating stories or reciting poems for the amusement of their entertainers.
- The origin of these tales must be traced to the inventions of the Trouveurs , who doubtless often adopted them from various nations.