Zacconi, Lodovico

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Born: Jun 11, 1555 AD
Died: 1627 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Composers, Musicians, Theologian


1555 – On the 11th of June, an Italian-Austrian composer was born in Presario, Marche.

 

1577 – He studied at the church of San Stefano, Venice.

 

1583 – He became the student of Andrea Gabrieli.

 

1584 – He got accepted as a singer at San Marco. In the same year, he met a prominent Venetian School theorist named Zarlino.

 

1585 – He joined Archduke Karl of Graz for five years.

 

1590 - He joined the chapel of Wilhelm V, Duke of Bavaria.

 

1592 – He published the book Prattica Di Musica in Venice.

 

1596 – He retuned to Italy.

 

1597 – He worked as a preacher and administrator of Presario.

 

1612 – At the age of 57, he retired to Presario.

 

1618 – A part of Zacconi’s work was being incorporated by Michael Praetorious into his Syntagma Musicum.

 

1619 – His second book of Prattica Di Musica was released.

 

1622 – He passed away in Fiorenzuola di Focara.

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