Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Italian Renaissance composer

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-0001

Place of Birth: Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

Date of Death: 02-Feb-1594

Profession: composer, singer, kapellmeister, organist, choir director, music pedagogue

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c.
  • 1525 – 2 February 1594) was an Italian Renaissance composer of sacred music and the best-known 16th-century representative of the Roman School of musical composition.
  • He had a long-lasting influence on the development of church and secular music in Europe, especially on the development of counterpoint, and his work is considered as the culmination of Renaissance polyphony.

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