Giovanni Animuccia

(c. 1500—1571)

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(b Florence, c.1500; d Rome, 1571).

It. composer. Predecessor of Palestrina as maestro of the Vatican and regarded as extraordinarily fertile innovator. Comp. Laudi, some of which were pubd. in 1563 and 1570.

Subjects: Music — Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

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