20 August 1561|
12 August 1633 (aged 71)|
|Thrift||Italian componer an sangster|
Jacopo Peri (Zazzerino) (20 August 1561 – 12 August 1633) wis an Italian componer an sangster o the transeetional period atween the Renaissance an Baroque styles, an is eften cried the inventor o opera. He wrote the first wirk tae be cried an opera the day, Dafne (aroond 1597), an an aa the first opera tae hae survived tea the present day, Euridice (1600).