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Allegri, Gregorio

Line breaks: Gre|gorio Al|le¦gri
Pronunciation: /aˈlɛɡri
 
, -ˈleɪ-/

Definition of Allegri, Gregorio in English:

( 1582–1652), Italian priest and composer, noted especially for his Miserere, written for performance in the Sistine Chapel.

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