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Girolamo Frescobaldi
(1583 - 1643)

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1583 Born during the month of September in Ferrara, Italy
1604 Appointed organist at Rome's Accademia di Santa Cecilia
1607 Bentivoglio takes him to Brussels, an important centre of keyboard music in the northern European tradition.
1608 Appointed organist at St. Peter's in Rome
1615 Travels to Mantua for promised employment; spends the next of six years serving the Medici in Florence.
1643 Dies 1 March in Rome
~1601 At the beginning of the new century, Frescobaldi moved to Rome under the patronage of Guido Bentivoglio
~1695 Studies with Luzzaschi in Ferrara
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