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[pal-uh-stree-nuh; Italian pah-le-stree-nah] /ˌpæl əˈstri nə; Italian ˌpɑ lɛˈstri nɑ/

Giovanni Pierluigi da
[jaw-vahn-nee pyer-loo-ee-jee dah] /dʒɔˈvɑn ni ˌpyɛr luˈi dʒi dɑ/ (Show IPA), 1526?–94, Italian composer.
Ancient Praeneste. a town in central Italy, ESE of Rome.
Giovanni Pierluigi da (dʒoˈvanni pierˈluiːdʒi da). ?1525–94, Italian composer and master of counterpoint. His works, nearly all for unaccompanied choir and religious in nature, include the Missa Papae Marcelli (1555)


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