Italian composer Adriano Banchieri (1568-1634) was also monk, abbot, composer, theorist, society darling, and teacher. He wrote both sacred and secular vocal and keyboard music.
Biographical information and links to related period material from the Here of a Sunday Morning radio program.
Biography with portrait examines his musical life and other endeavors, including writings and participation in intellectual and academic societies. Includes Naxos discography.
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