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Animuccia, Giovannilocked

  • Lewis Lockwood
  •  and Noel O’Regan


(b Florence, c1520; d Rome, cMarch 20, 1571). Italian composer.

His birth and early training at Florence are attested to by the contemporary writer Michele Poccianti. Einstein inferred from his first published compositions, the two volumes of madrigals (Venice, 1547–51), that Animuccia's early works were influenced by Francesco Corteccia, court composer to Duke Cosimo I de' Medici. Two ...

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