Giacomo Carissimi, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Giacomo Carissimi

Italian composer

Date of Birth: 18-Apr-1605

Place of Birth: Marino, Lazio, Lazio, Italy

Date of Death: 12-Jan-1674

Profession: composer

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Giacomo Carissimi

  • Giacomo Carissimi (Italian pronunciation: ['d?a?komo ka'rissimi] (listen); baptized 18 April 1605 – 12 January 1674) was an Italian composer and music teacher.
  • He is one of the most celebrated masters of the early Baroque or, more accurately, the Roman School of music.
  • Carissimi established the characteristic features of the Latin oratorio and was a prolific composer of motets and cantatas.
  • He was highly influential in musical developments in north European countries through his pupils and the wide dissemination of his music.

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