Claudio Merulo
b. April 8, 1533 – d. May 4, 1604 • Composer • Musician
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Merulo, Claudio
Merulo, Claudio (1533–1604)ComposerMerulo was an outstanding composer and printer of music. Between 1564 and 1584 he was first organist of St. Mark’s Cathedral in Venice, where two organs were used. This was a position of great prestige, and was held successively by musicians of renown throughout the