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Mon·te·ver·di(mŏn′tə-vâr′dē, mōn′tĕ-), Claudio 1567-1643.
Italian composer whose works include sacred music, many madrigals, and one of the first operas, Orfeo (1607).
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(Biography) Claudio (ˈklaʊdɪˌəʊ). ?1567–1643, Italian composer, noted esp for his innovations in opera and for his expressive use of dissonance. His operas include Orfeo (1607) and L'Incoronazione di Poppea (1642) and he also wrote many motets and madrigals
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Mon•te•ver•di(ˌmɒn təˈvɛər di)
Claudio, 1567–1643, Italian composer.
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