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Hieronymus Bononiensis [Jerome of Bologna]locked

  • Denzil Wraight


(flc1521). Italian harpsichord maker. A ‘Jerome of Bologna’ was referred to by Michel Corrette in Le maître de clavecin (Paris, 1753), but otherwise little is known of this maker who worked in Rome. His only known harpsichord, dated 1521, is now at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. It was held to be the oldest surviving harpsichord, which distinction has passed to an instrument of ...

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London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Theatre Museum