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Manenti, Giovanni Piero (1535 - 1597), composer, organist

Edmond Strainchamps

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Bologna, c1535; d Florence, 18 July 1597). Italian composer and organist. On 12 March 1557 he was appointed organist at S Giovanni, the Baptistry in Florence. In December 1570 he applied for the post of maestro di cappella to the Knights of St Stephen in Pisa, but intervention by the Medici kept him from leaving Florence. On Corteccia’s death (7 June 1571) he became maestro di cappella

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