g. pierluigi da palestrina


[pal-uh-stree-nuh; Italian pah-le-stree-nah]
Giovanni Pierluigi da [jaw-vahn-nee pyer-loo-ee-jee dah] , 1526?–94, Italian composer.
Ancient Praeneste. a town in central Italy, ESE of Rome.
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Palestrina (ˌpælɛˈstriːnə)
Giovanni Pierluigi da (dʒoˈvanni pierˈluiːdʒi da). ?1525--94, Italian composer and master of counterpoint. His works, nearly all for unaccompanied choir and religious in nature, include the Missa Papae Marcelli (1555)

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