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date: 01 December 2020

Pellegrini, Vincenzolocked

  • Pier Paolo Scattolin
  • , revised by Ausilia Magaudda
  •  and Danilo Costantini


(b Pesaro, c1562; d Milan, Aug 23, 1630). Italian composer. He studied at the seminary in Pesaro, and from 1594 was a canon in the city’s cathedral. It has been suggested that he was also maestro di cappella and organist of the cathedral, but while the first theory might be confirmed by two payments to a ‘ms Vincenzo di capella’ in 1582, there is no documentation to support the second. His 1599 collection of Canzoni is dedicated to Livia della Rovere, wife of the Duke of Urbino, in whose service Pellegrini worked before moving to Milan (see Radiciotti, 1891). On 23 April 1603 he travelled to Rome with the delegation representing the Pesaro curia. In the same year he was elected vicar-capitular, holding the post until 25 February 1604. During his time in Pesaro he had a number of pupils, including Galeazzo Sabbatini, later organist of the cathedral. On the recommendation of Cardinal Federico Borromeo, Pellegrini was appointed ...

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