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Claudio Giovanni Antonio Monteverdi (15 May 1567 (baptized) – 29 November 1643), was an Italian composer, gambist, and singer.

Monteverdi's work, often regarded as revolutionary, marked the transition from the Renaissance style of music to that of the Baroque period.



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