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Claudio Monteverdi

Italian Composer + Gambist + Singer
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Born May 15, 1567
Hometown Cremona
Died Nov 29, 1643
Death Place Venice
Other Names Monteverdi, Claud...

Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi was an Italian composer, gambist, and singer. Monteverdi's work, often regarded as revolutionary, marked the transition from the Renaissance style of music to that of the Baroque period. He developed two individual styles of composition – the heritage of Renaissance polyphony and the new basso continuo technique of the Baroque.… Read More

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1567 Birth Claudio Monteverdi was born in 1567 in Cremona, Lombardy. … Read More

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1643 76 Years Old Monteverdi died, aged 76, in Venice on 29 November 1643 and was buried at the church of the Frari. … Read More
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