Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy (1550 – 1605)
Orazio Vecchi (December 6, 1550 (baptized) – February 19, 1605) was an Italian composer of the late Renaissance. He is most famous for his madrigal comedies, particularly L'Amfiparnaso.
He was born in Modena, and studied with Salvatore Essenga, a Servite monk there. In addition he prepared for holy orders with early education at the Benedictine monastery, and took holy orders sometime before 1577.
By the end of the 1570s he was well-connected with the composers of the Venetian school (for example… read more
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