Paolo Bellasio

Paolo Bellasio

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Paolo Bellasio (20 May 1554 - 10 July 1594) was an Italian composer and organist of the late Renaissance. He is generally considered to be a member of the Roman School, though unusually for the group he seems to have written only madrigals. Information on his early life is scarce. He was born in Verona, lived in Rome in 1582 in the service of Cardinal Filippo Boncompagni, and then in the next year traveled throughout Calabria, probably looking for a job as an organist. In 1584 and 1585 he held a series of part-time posts at various churches in Rome. Orvieto Cathedral hired him in 1587, but he did not stay long, returning to Verona in 1589.
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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Part Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136233258
  • 9786136233253