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Giovanni de Macque (Composer)

Born: 1548, Valenciennes, France

Died: September 1614, Naples, Italy

Nationality: Dutch

Giovanni de Macque (Giovanni de Maque, Jean de Macque) was a Netherlandish composer of the late Renaissance and early Baroque, who spent almost his entire life in Italy. He was one of the most famous Neapolitan composers of the late 16th century; some of his experimentation with chromaticism was likely influenced by Carlo Gesualdo, who was an associate of his.

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