Marenzio’s early years in Rome New light from archival sources

Noel O’Regan - Università di Pavia


Two newly-discovered archival documents are used to shed light on Luca Marenzio’s activities during his early years in Rome. The documents, from the archives of SS. Ambrogio e Carlo dei Lombardi and S. Maria della Pietà in Campo Santo Teutonico, indicate that Marenzio was employed by both institutions in 1573-4 and 1576 respectively. The scant details of the documents are fleshed-out here and their implications for Marenzio’s career are examined.

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Registrazione presso la Cancelleria del Tribunale di Pavia n. 552 del 14 luglio 2000 – ISSN elettronico 1826-9001 | Università degli Studi di Pavia Dipartimento di Musicologia | Pavia University Press

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