Torquato Tasso (Composer)
Born: 11th March 1544, Sorrento, Italy
Died: 25th April 1595, Rome
Torquato Tasso was an Italian poet of the 16th century, known for his 1591 poem Gerusalemme liberata (Jerusalem Delivered), in which he depicts a highly imaginative version of the combats between Christians and Muslims at the end of the First Crusade, during the Siege of Jerusalem of 1099.
All Genres: Tasso