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Claudio Merulo (Composer)

Born: 8th April 1533, Correggio, Italy

Died: 4th May 1604, Parma, Italy

Nationality: Italian

Claudio Merulo was an Italian composer, publisher and organist of the late Renaissance period, most famous for his innovative keyboard music and his ensemble music composed in the Venetian polychoral style. He was born in Correggio and died in Parma. Born Claudio Merlotti, he Latinised his surname (meaning little blackbird) when he became famous in Venetian cultural clubs.

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