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Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da

Pronunciation: /ˌpaləˈstriːnə/
(Circa 1525–94), Italian composer. Palestrina is chiefly known for his sacred music, including 105 masses, over 250 motets, and the Missa Papae Marcelli (1567).

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