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Florentio Maschera

(c. 1540—1584)


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(c.1540–c.1584), Italian composer, string player, and organist. He studied with Claudio Merulo, whom he succeeded as organist at Brescia Cathedral. He played the lira da braccio and violin and his compositions were mostly four-part instrumental canzonas, some of which appeared also as organ arrangements.

From The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).


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