Marc Antonio Pasqualini (Composer)
Born: 25th April 1614, Rome, Italy
Died: 2nd July 1691, Rome, Italy
Marco Antonio Pasqualini was an Italian castrato opera singer who performed during the Baroque period. He has been described as "the leading male soprano of his day". Pasqualini joined the choir of the Sistine Chapel in 1630. He was also a composer, having written more than 250 arias and cantatas.
Despite being historically addressed as a soprano, Pasqualini's vocal range extended no higher than B5.