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Giovanni Paolo Cima (Composer)

Born: c. 1570, Milan, Italy

Died: c. 1622, Milan, Italy

Nationality: Italian

Giovanni Paolo Cima was an Italian composer and organist in the early Baroque era. He was a contemporary of Claudio Monteverdi and Girolamo Frescobaldi, though not as well known (then or now) as either of those men.

Cima came from a family of musicians and was a leading musical figure in Milan. From 1595 he served as director of music and organist at the chapel of Santa Maria presso San Celso in Milan.

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