According to the Internet source given below, Francesco Corteccia Italian composer. Became a choirboy at S. Giovanni Battista in Florence in 1515; associated with this church until 1522, again from 1527 (as chaplain), from 1535 until 1539 (as organist), and from 1540 until his death (as maestro di cappella). Organist at
the chapel of the Medici family for a year, beginning in 1531. From 1540 maestro di cappella at the court of the Duke of Florence and at Florence Cathedral; these posts were in addition to that held at S. Giovanni. His secular works, some written for festive court occasions, include over 100 madrigals, published in three complete books and in many anthologies, and several intermedi for voices and specified instruments. The sacred works include two early Passions, a cycle of hymns for the church year, two books of music for Tenebrae services, and thirty-six motets for five and six voices published posthumously in two volumes.