Gagliano, Marco da
- Edmond Strainchamps
(b Florence, 1 May 1582; d Florence, 25 Feb 1643). Italian composer, elder brother of giovanni battista da Gagliano. As maestro di cappella for nearly 35 years to the grand duke of Tuscany and of Florence Cathedral (S Maria del Fiore), he was one of the most important Italian musicians of the period. His ...