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Giovanni Francesco Anerio
b. 1567 – d. June 12, 1630 • Composer
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Anerio, Giovanni Francesco
ANERIO, GIOVANNI FRANCESCO (c. 1567–1630)Italian composerThe musical contributions of Anerio came at a peak of Roman influence upon European styles in sacred music, and are vital in the first formations of the Oratorio. Anerio was Music Director at the Lateran Church (1600–1603), and later joined the