Frescobaldi, Girolamo [Gerolamo, Girolimo] Alessandro [Geronimo Alissandro]
- Frederick Hammond
- and Alexander Silbiger
(b Ferrara, bap. mid-Sept 1583; d Rome, 1 March 1643). Italian composer and keyboard virtuoso. He was one of the greatest keyboard composers of the first half of the 17th century and also left a substantial body of vocal and instrumental ensemble music....