Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

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Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c. 1525 – 2 Februar 1594)[1] wis an Italian Renaissance componer o saucrit muisic an the best-kent 16t-century representative o the Roman Schuil o muisical composeetion.[2]

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  1. A eulogy gies his age as 68, an on that basis Grove gies a birthdate "awmaist certainly atween 3 Februar 1525 an 2 Februar 1526" (The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd ed., s.v. "Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da" by Lewis Lockwood, Noel O'Regan, and Jessie Ann Owens[page needit]).
  2. Jerome Roche, Palestrina (Oxford Studies of Composers, 7; New York: Oxford University Press, 1971), ISBN 0-19-314117-5.