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Andrea Antico (Composer)

Born: c. 1480, Montona, Italy

Died: c. 1538, ? Venice, Italy

Nationality: Italian

Andrea Antico (also Andrea Antico da Montona, Anticho, Antiquo) was a music printer, editor, publisher and composer of the Renaissance born in the Republic of Venice, of Istrian birth, active in Rome and in Venice. He was the first printer of sacred music in Rome, and the earliest competitor of Venetian Ottaviano Petrucci, who is regarded as the first significant music printer.

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