Vecchi, Orazio [Horatio] (Tiberio)
- William R. Martin
(b Modena, bap. 6 Dec 1550; d Modena, 19 Feb 1605). Italian composer. He is known mainly for his entertainment music, of which the madrigal comedy L’Amfiparnaso is his best-known work; his sense of drama and contrast made him a pioneer of dramatic music in the 16th century....