Claudio Monteverdi

Claudio Monteverdi

Italian Composer + Gambist + Singer
Born May 15, 1567

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


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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