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Michelangelo Rossi (Composer)

Born: c. 1602, Genoa, Italy

Died: 7th July 1656, Rome, Italy

Nationality: Italian

Michelangelo Rossi (Michel Angelo del Violino) was an important Italian composer, violinist and organist of the Baroque era.

Rossi was born in Genoa, where he studied with his uncle, Lelio Rossi organist (from 1601 to 1638), at the Cathedral of San Lorenzo. Around the year 1624 he moved to Rome to enter the service of Cardinal Maurizio of Savoy. It was there that he met the madrigal composer Sigismondo d'India as well as the keyboard composer Girolamo Frescobaldi.

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