Friday, May 1, 2015

Victoria, Tomas Luis de

Tomas Luis de Victoria(1548-1611), Spanish composer and organist. After serving as a choirboy, he went to Rome and entered the Jesuit Collegium Germanicum, later he taught there. In 1587 King Philip II appointed him as chaplain, and also appointed him as the maestro of the covent choir and served as organist there. He composed sacred music, motets, and masses.

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