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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||Brief biography by www.hoasm.org