Giovanni Paolo Colonna, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Giovanni Paolo Colonna

Italian composer

Date of Birth: 16-Jun-1637

Place of Birth: Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Date of Death: 08-Nov-1695

Profession: composer

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Giovanni Paolo Colonna

  • Giovanni Paolo Colonna (16 June 1637 – 28 November 1695) was an Italian composer, teacher, organist and organ builder.
  • In addition to being chapel-master and organist of San Petronio Basilica in Bologna, he served prominent members of the courts of Ferrara, Parma, Modena and Florence.
  • He was a founder-member and president of the Accademia Filarmonica di Bologna.
  • Emperor Leopold I collected manuscripts of his sacred music, which reflects the Roman church cantata style of Giacomo Carissimi and looks forward to the manner of George Frideric Handel.

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