According to the Internet source given below, Giacomo Carissimi was an Italian composer and music teacher born in Marino near Rome.
He is one of the most celebrated masters of the Roman School of music establishing the characteristic features of the Latin oratorio. He was a prolific composer of motets and cantatas and influential in musical developments in north European countries through his pupils and the wide dissemination of his music.
He died in 1674 in Rome.
||Biography by wikipedia.org.