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Frescobaldi, Girolamo

(1583–ca. 1643). B. Ferrara, It.; organist at St. Peter's, Rome; court organist at Florence 1628–ca. 1633; influenced Ger. music esp. through his pupil J. J. Froberger.* Works include canzoni, caprices, hymns, madrigals,* motets, and toccatas.*

Handbuch der Musikgeschichte, ed. G. Adler (Frankfurt am Main, 1924); G. Frotscher, Geschichte des Orgelspiels und der Orgelkomposition, 2 vols. (Berlin, 1935–[36]); P. H. Láng, Music in Western Civilization (New York, 1941).

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