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Johannes Hieronymus Kapsberger
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Aliases: Giovanni Girolamo [Geronimo] Kapsperger
Born: c. 1580, ?Venice
Died: 17 January 1651, Rome
Kapsberger was a Venetian virtuoso performer and composer of the early Baroque period. He was mainly active in Rome, where his works were published. A prolific and highly original composer, he is chiefly remembered today for his lute, theorbo and chitarrone music, which was seminal in the development of these as solo instruments.
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List of choral works
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- Libro primo di villanelle (Rome, 1610)
- Libro secondo di villanelle (Rome, 1619)
- Libro terzo di villanelle (Rome, 1619)
- Libro quarto di villanelle (Rome, 1623)
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