Orazio Vecchi


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(b Modena, 1550; d Modena, 1605).

It. composer and priest. Choirmaster, Modena Cath., 1584–6 and 1593–1605, and court choirmaster there from 1598. Wrote madrigals, masses, motets. His L' Amfiparnaso, comp. 1594 and prod. Modena 1594, is the first known example of a madrigal‐comedy.

Subjects: Music.

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