Anerio, Giovanni Francesco
- Klaus Fischer
(b Rome, c1567; d Graz, bur. June 12, 1630). Italian composer and organist, younger brother of Felice Anerio.
He spent much of his life in Rome. From letters of Ancina it appears that from at least 1583 he was closely connected with Filippo Neri's Congregazione dell'Oratorio. He decided at an early age to become a priest and received the tonsure on ...