Gemignano Capilupi


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(1573–1616), Italian composer. A pupil of Orazio Vecchi, he brought about his dismissal and then succeeded him as maestro di cappella at Modena Cathedral in 1604 and later as musical director to the duke of Modena. He wrote madrigals, canzonets, and motets.

From The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

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