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What kinds of music did Palestrina write?
He wrote different types of music, such as: Sacred music, 104 Masses, 68 Offertoria, 140 Madrigals, more than 300 Motets, around 72 Hymns, 35 Magnificats, 11 Litanies, and 4 or 5 sets of Lamentations
What jobs did Palestrina have as a musician?
Palestrina worked as an organist, in St. Agapito. (The principal church in his home town). Between the years of 1544-1551
He also then became a Maestro Di Cappella in St. Peter's papal choir.
He worked for Pope Julius III.
The pope was impressed by his talents. So he offered him the position of the music director of the Julian Chapel.
What was Palestrina famous for?
The end of his life
Sadly his journey of being a composer ended in 1594
He lived for almost 69 years
Palestrina died the day before his birthday on February 2, 1594
He died in Rome, Italy
Who is Palestrina
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina was a composer during the Renaissance period
He was one of the most famous compsers during the Renaissance period
He was born born on February 3, 1525 in Palestrina, Italy.
Through out the years Palestrina had composed lots of different kinds of songs
Here are the top 4 songs Palestrina composed
1. Sicut Cervus
In 1544 Palestrina was engaged as a organist and a singer. He was also know for playing the organ, helping with the choir, and teaching music.