Giovanni Bernardino Nanino  (c.1560-1618)
Last updated: 19.08.20
According to the Internet source given below, Giovanni Bernardino Nanino was an Italian composer, brother and pupil of Giovanni Maria Nanino. Maestro di cappellaat S. Luigi dei Francesi in Rome from 1591 to 1608 and later at S. Lorenzo in Damaso; taught at his brother's music school in Rome where his pupils included his son-in-law, Paolo Agostini, and Lorenzo Allegri. He published 5-part madrigals and church music, including small-scale motets; he was one of the first Roman composers to use the basso continuo, but though his music is of high quality, his reputation is overshadowed by that of his better-known brother.
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