Fogliano [da Modena], Giacomo [Fogliani, Jacopo]
- H. Colin Slim
(b Modena, 1468; d Modena, April 10, 1548). Italian composer, brother of Lodovico Fogliano (according to Giacomo's letter to Pietro Aretino dated 7 May 1542). In his Dialogo (Modena, 1483), Parente (Dialogo, Modena, 1483) described the young Giacomo as ‘very accomplished on both the keyboard [organ] and the pedal, a master of harpsichord playing, and more than accomplished on other instruments’. From ...