Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Composer. Born 1525. Died 2 February 1594
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
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Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

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Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c. 1525 – 2 February 1594) was an Italian Renaissance composer of sacred music and the best-known 16th-century representative of the Roman School of musical composition. He had a long-lasting influence on the development of church and secular music in Europe, especially on the development of counterpoint, and his work is considered the culmination of Renaissance polyphony.

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